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BUsherJBurnsDRv2.pdf
Gives account of last (and 7th) operation to Schweinfurt 26/27 April 1944. His Lancaster was shot down and the pilot, wireless operator, flight engineer, and both gunners were killed. The bomb aimer and navigator (Bob Burns) were made prisoners of…

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Diary of 50 Squadron based at RAF Skellingthorpe including night bombing of Bochum, Germany; laying mines in the Baltic Sea off Gdynia, Poland with the loss of one aircraft; ditching in the North Sea off Denmark, having been attacked by the night…

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A view of the side of Jack Bower flying his Lancaster. On the reverse 'Jack Bower RCAF'.

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-02.pdf
Information on crew photograph - item in collection , and Lancaster photograph - not in collection. Names 'back row - left to right, Fred Bolan (Canadian) - navigator, Bill Parkes - mid upper gunner, E "Taffy" Thomas - flight engineer, Alf Barford -…

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-01.pdf
List containing some some basic service history and some details of flights made by crew of Flight Sergeant A Barford with individual pages for pilot Barford, Warrant Officer William Day - air gunner, Flight Sergeant F Bolan RCAF- navigator, Warrant…

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Oblique aerial photograph showing Port Albert Airfield in Ontario Canada with taxiways and hardstanding. Many Avro Anson aircraft in silver finish and lacking dorsal turrets, parked on airfield. Hangars and buildings to the left and a road (Bluewater…

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13 airmen in two rows in front of a Fairey Battle. Each man is named on the front. On the reverse each man has signed his name and 'A/C Fairey Battle Course 45A Observers No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School Mont-Joli PQ July 1942 Back Row RCAF Front RAF…

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A pennant for the 40th anniversary of D Day. On the front are the flags of UK, USA, Canada and France. On the reverse a landing craft and 'Normandy France 1944-1984 June 6th 1944 - First Day of the French Liberation by the Allied Forces'.

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Full face portrait of a young man. Submitted with caption 'Oscar Jenson. Killed in action August 9th 1942'.

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Three men standing in line in front of a tree. On the left, Oscar Jensen wearing tunic and side cap, then his father Einar in civilian clothes and on the right his brother Sven wearing battledress. Submitted with caption 'Oscar Jenson (left) with his…

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An airman wearing tunic with half brevet and side cap standing next to a petrol pump in a village street with ice and snow on the ground. Submitted with caption 'Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sergeant Oscar Jenson RCAF'.

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Announces that he lost his life on an operational flight on August 9th. Gives some biographical and service details.

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Newspaper cutting announcing safe arrival of Oscar Jensen in England. Includes b/w full face portrait.

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37 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse ' "C" Flight RAF Station Greenwood Nova Scotia No 36 OTU Hudson III
Back Row Pilots RCAF
2nd Row Standing Observers RAF
3rd Row Seated Air Gunners RCAF
Front Row Kneeling…

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A Tea towel with a sketch map of Eastern England. 93 airfields are numbered and named, the different bombers are depicted and named, the Group headquarters are named and there is a quote from Winston Churchill.

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Left - view from behind of an airman wearing flying helmet looking back from the left hand seat in bomber cockpit. Captioned 'Skip'.
Centre - three-quarter length image of a pilot wearing tunic and side cap standing by a wall with trees in the…

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View of the front fuselage of a Halifax parked on an airfield. Nose art woman in short skirt and text "Daisy Mae". In the distant background a hangar with Halifax outside. On the reverse 'Daisy Mae'.

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Side view of Halifax MZ540 PT-H parked on dispersal. Part of another aircraft in the background right. A bomb trolley and bicycles underneath the fuselage.

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Cartoon of a lady with short skirt with name 'Daisy Mae'. Four rows of bomb symbols under the name.

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Eight aircrew and two ground crew standing and squatting in two rows under the nose of a Halifax. Aircraft has 'Daisy Mae' nose art.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a officer wearing tunic with engineer brevet and peaked cap. Submitted with caption '460 [sic] Sq. Flight Engineer Frederick Terence Jones'.

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Cartoon of a lady with short skirt with name 'Daisy Mae'. Four rows of bomb symbols, 37 operations, under the name. Submitted with caption '420 Squadron Halifax Daisey Mae'.

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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Four head and shoulder portraits of for men. Sam is top left and he is in uniform. There is a pilot and a soldier but the fourth man is in civilian clothes.

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A plaque with a photograph of the Cenotaph and 21 photographs of local residents who died during the 1939 to 1945 war. It includes Sam McCron.
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