Browse Items (13 total)
- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Sri Lanka--Negombo"
Tags: 38 Squadron; 78 Squadron; air gunner; Anson; B-17; bale out; Blenheim; bomb aimer; Distinguished Flying Cross; Dulag Luft; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Hampden; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Nissen hut; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Cosford; RAF Ford; RAF Henlow; RAF Jurby; RAF Kenley; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Manby; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Odiham; RAF Riccall; RAF Rufforth; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Stanton Harcourt; RAF Swinderby; RAF Topcliffe; Shackleton; Stalag Luft 1; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 12 Squadron; 148 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 47 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-29; Blenheim; bomb aimer; C-47; Cornell; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; flight engineer; ground personnel; hangar; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; love and romance; Me 109; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; pilot; RAF Abingdon; RAF Blyton; RAF Dishforth; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Lyneham; RAF Marham; RAF Oakington; RAF Shawbury; RAF Snaith; RAF Sywell; RAF Upwood; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force; York
Photo 1 and 2 are captioned 'Negombo - Ceylon'.
Photo 1 is a riverside with canoes.
Photo 2 is a European man in shorts with six native boys, one on a bike.
Photo 3 is a street with palm trees, captioned 'Tripoli -…
Tags: 346 Squadron; 347 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 6 Group; 77 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; Beaufighter; Blenheim; bomb aimer; C-47; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); control caravan; crash; crewing up; debriefing; demobilisation; dispersal; Distinguished Flying Cross; entertainment; FIDO; fitter engine; flight engineer; Fw 190; Gee; Grand Slam; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Hampden; hangar; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); home front; Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; love and romance; Manchester; Master Bomber; Me 109; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; P-51; Pathfinders; perimeter track; pilot; promotion; RAF Carnaby; RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Elvington; RAF Halton; RAF Langar; RAF Lyneham; RAF Manston; RAF Nutts Corner; RAF Prestwick; RAF Shawbury; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF St Athan; RAF St Eval; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Tilstock; RAF Woodbridge; recruitment; runway; Second Tactical Air Force; service vehicle; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; target indicator; Tiger Moth; training; Typhoon; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington; Window; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force; York
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…
Photo 1 is an oblique aerial image of Negombo Airfield, Ceylon.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Shackleton over Malta.
Photo 3 is an air-to-air image of two Shackletons over Colombo racecourse.
Photo 4 is…
Item 1 - programme for a revue 'Let's Have Another One' taking place on RMS Scythia on 5-8 November 1945.
Item 2 - photograph of A C Coller in tropical uniform standing beside two local boys who are sitting on…