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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Sri Lanka"
Item 1 is a sketch map of the route from UK via Malta and Aden to Ceylon.
Item 2 is One rupee note issued by the Government of Ceylon.
Item 3 is a low level aerial photograph of Minicoy Island.
Item 4 is a photograph…
Top right - view from air of coastline. Captioned 'Coast near Casablanca, Morocco, July 1945'.
Centre - Three airmen in front…
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; African heritage; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; military service conditions; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator
On the reverse of the second 'Overlooking the camp at RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.
Tags: 102 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; flight engineer; fuelling; ground personnel; Halifax; incendiary device; mess; meteorological officer; navigator; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; pilot; RAF Dalton; RAF Horsham St Faith; RAF Topcliffe; superstition; target indicator; wireless operator