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- Coverage is exactly "Royal Air Force. Coastal Command"
Photograph 2 is of the starboard side of a Boston 'P', in flight, captioned Boston A/C. R.A.F. Hartford Bridge. 1944. 88…
Tags: 220 Squadron
Image of aircraft in British Eagle paint scheme, captioned…
A magazine cutting January 1957 reports the last operational Lancaster flight.
A cutting of a letter suggesting that the Lancaster should be preserved…
Tags: 115 Squadron; 218 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Hurricane; Lysander; Magister; operational training unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Farnborough; RAF Harwell; RAF Lichfield; RAF Marham; RAF Ringway; RAF Weston Zoyland; Swordfish; Tiger Moth; training; Walrus; Wellington
Tags: 102 Squadron; 106 Squadron; 4 Group; 405 Squadron; 415 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Blenheim; bomb aimer; Catalina; Halifax; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; navigator; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Driffield; RAF Leeming; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Pocklington; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF Tholthorpe; shot down; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 7; Victoria Cross; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 75 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cook’s tour; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Mepal; RAF Oakley; RAF Pembrey; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Westcott; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Wellington
Tags: 101 Squadron; 12 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; B-29; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crash; forced landing; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Binbrook; RAF Compton Bassett; RAF Hemswell; RAF Woolfox Lodge; RAF Yatesbury; Shackleton; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 115 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; bombing; Defiant; Dominie; entertainment; fear; Gee; Lancaster; memorial; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); perception of bombing war; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Madley; RAF Witchford; RAF Yatesbury; training; Window; wireless operator
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