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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05"
Top middle - three-quarter length b/w photograph of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet standing in a room. Captioned 'F/O Jim Derrnocly…
Bottom - four members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force in shirtsleeves out side a Nissen hut with a Union flag above and behind. Submitted with description…
Right - Notified of award of Distinguished Flying Cross, some biographic…
Tags: 619 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); childhood in wartime; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; final resting place; flight engineer; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Wigsley; training; wireless operator
Within a compass rose is a key to the symbols used on the map.
Tags: 467 Squadron; 83 Squadron; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Lancaster; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Bottesford; RAF Scampton; RAF Waddington; RAF Wyton; tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; V-1; V-weapon
Tags: RAF Tholthorpe
Tags: RAF Tholthorpe
Photo 1 is an unidentified crew of six at the tail of a Wellington III.
Photo 2 is a view out of a Stirling taking off.
Photo 3 is Terry Ford at the controls of a Stirling.
A fourth photograph is missing.
Tags: prisoner of war
Second and third pictures, same car, somewhat battered, parked on road, houses in distance, captioned 'Topcliffe,…
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; ditching; flight engineer; ground personnel; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; navigator; pilot; radar; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Winthorpe; rivalry; sport; Stirling; training; wireless operator