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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06"

PCluettAV1507.jpg
Rear quarter view of Lancaster 'VN-P' parked on hard-standing with three rows of bombs in the foreground. On the reverse '50 Sqd Skellingthorpe, about D Day, Yanky [sic] 1000 lb bomb GP, English 500 ", AVC, ND991, 50 Sqd - Flt Refuelling - BDU - 22…

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A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 3 June 1944 to 14 August 1944. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 9 and 50 Squadrons. The sheet records 15 operations, seven with 9 Squadron, and the other eight…

PThomasWK1605.jpg
Large number of individuals in uniform, many of them aircrew standing with the then Queen and Princess Elizabeth. Large camouflaged building in the background. Submitted with the caption 'A visit to Mildenhall by Princess Elizabeth and the Queen -…

SValentineJRM1251404v10086.jpg
Rome falls, allies reported across the Rhine, allies now, Greatest operation has begun well - invasion forces landed on assault beaches selected by allied command.

PWatsonJB15010022.jpg
Five items on an album page.

Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about Germans giving an aircrew champagne, then surrendering.
Item 2 is a handwritten list of three operations and their dates.
Item 3 is a photograph of a number of Stirlings…

PWatsonJB1502.jpg
A large group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Stirling. Information supplied with collection:

Black and white landscape photograph of 620 squadron at Fairford taken in front of a Short Stirling Mk4, K Watson is in the front row 8th…

MCothliffKB[Ser#-DoB]-151020-120007.pdf
A record of events and their times at RAF Tholthorpe for the period 13 May to 16 June 1944 (126 pages).

MCothliffKB[Ser#-DoB]-151020-120008.pdf
A record of events and their times at RAF Tholthorpe covering the period 17 June to 21 July 1944 (78 pages).

PCothliffKB15060020.jpg
An airman and a woman standing on a hillside. Additional information supplied with the collection identifies them as Bill Gracie with his cousin Jean Muir.

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PCothliffKB15110073.jpg
An airman and a girl standing on a hillside. Information supplied with the collection states 'Bill Gracie with his cousin Jean Muir in Crossford, Lanarkshire on his last leave in June 1944'.

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PCothliffKB17030031.jpg
The nose of a Halifax with two ground crew working on a ladder.
The nose art is a cartoon of a man with a hammer, named 'X Terminator' and crossed bones indicating operations.
On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted" Lewis and ground crew member, painting on…

PCothliffKB17030033.jpg
14 airmen under the front of their Halifax.
On the reverse -
'This is the only photo of our crew with Ground Crew standing, 2nd from left
Doug Moe Mid-upper
Barry Ashbee F/E
Ray Irwin B.A.
Bill Lynn W.A.G.
Russ McKay Pilot
Gerry Pelletier…

PCothliffKB17030035.jpg
Ted Lewis at the rear gun turret of a Halifax.
On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted" Lewis Spare Gunner June 1944'.

PCothliffKB17030037.jpg
Ted crouched under a Halifax with a gun.
On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted" Lewis with .5 showing free standing mount on bottom of gun. To escape the .5 must be thrown out. June 1944'.
A second image shows the gun in position. On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted"…

PSimpsonHEW1713.jpg
A flight lieutenant stands addressing a large crowd of airmen all wearing battledress. On his left a wing commander stands with hands in pockets. On the reverse 'our dear son somewhere in the crowd just before D-Day 1944. W/C Garner OC on left. F/Lt…

CKilleenKAL-170703-01.jpg
A map of Western Europe marked with the location of bombing operations. Titled 'First Tour - 10th May to 14th August, 1944'.
Within a compass rose is a key to the symbols used on the map.

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PFOMetheringhamAF19040017.jpg
Top rear quarter view of a parked Lancaster PB437 J9-L , with buildings in the background.
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…

PCameronD2120.jpg
An RAF pilot and a Women's Auxiliary Air Force officer both wearing tunics and peaked caps sitting side by side on a fence in front of a river. They are both holding overcoats. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron and sister, Miriam Cameron, London…

PCameronD2138.jpg
A Woman's Auxiliary Air Force and an RAF officer both wearing tunics standing either side of a woman wearing civilian jacket and skirt. They are standing line abreast on a path with low railings and shrubbery on the left and a building in the…
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