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Letter from Emile Witmeur to Roy Langlois and report of crash landing and subsequent attempted escape of crew aided by Belgian escape line
Tags: 101 Squadron; 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; crash; final resting place; flight engineer; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; mid-air collision; navigator; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Coningsby; RAF Skellingthorpe; shot down; wireless operator
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…
Tags: 50 Squadron; 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; briefing; crash; forced landing; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; operational training unit; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Winthorpe; shot down; take-off crash; training; Wellington
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are scenes from Cairo.
Photo 4 is a side head and shoulders profile of Sam.
Photo 5 is a Battle aircraft in…
Photo 1 is Sam at the navigator's station on an Anson.
Photo 2 and 4 snowy landscapes from an Anson.
Photo 3 is an air to air of the starboard side of an Anson.
Photo 5 is an ice hockey team resting.
Photo 6 is…
Photo 1 is an informal group photograph with airmen, two WAAFs and three dummies.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Wellington.