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Tags: 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; aerial photograph; Air Raid Precautions; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; civil defence; Cook’s tour; crewing up; flight engineer; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; military discipline; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Croft; RAF Harwell; RAF Middleton St George; RAF St Athan; RAF Thorney Island; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Warboys; RAF Woodbridge; target indicator; target photograph; training; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Window; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 1 Group; 12 Squadron; 4 Group; 578 Squadron; 78 Squadron; air gunner; Air Transport Auxiliary; aircrew; animal; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; arts and crafts; B-17; B-24; bale out; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); control tower; crash; crewing up; Defiant; faith; fear; final resting place; flight engineer; flight mechanic; forced landing; Fw 190; Gee; Gneisenau; grief; ground crew; ground personnel; Guinea Pig Club; H2S; Halifax; Hampden; Harvard; In the event of my death letter; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; love and romance; Lysander; Manchester; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); medical officer; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; observer; operations room; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Bawtry; RAF Binbrook; RAF Breighton; RAF Finningley; RAF Halton; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Kemble; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF St Athan; RAF Sywell; RAF Torquay; RAF Tuddenham; Scharnhorst; shot down; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Window; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Photo 1 is of a group of VIPs being saluted by women soldiers. Behind is a C-47. On the reverse 'Rangoon '47 ? Ang San'.
Photo 2 is a men disembarking from the C-47.
Tags: 15 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 3 Group; 5 Group; 52 Squadron; 6 Group; 8 Group; 82 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; arts and crafts; bomb aimer; C-47; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; entertainment; flight engineer; ground crew; H2S; Halifax; Hampden; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancastrian; Lincoln; Master Bomber; memorial; mess; Meteor; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; Oboe; operational training unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Catterick; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Farnborough; RAF Feltwell; RAF Honington; RAF Lakenheath; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Mepal; RAF Methwold; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Shawbury; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wigtown; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Shackleton; Spitfire; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; wireless operator; York
Tags: 15 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 3 Group; 52 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; C-47; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancastrian; Lincoln; Master Bomber; Meteor; navigator; operational training unit; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Feltwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Methwold; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Pershore; RAF Shawbury; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Wigtown; Shackleton; Stirling; training; Wellington; York
After the war John, possibly her brother, became a…