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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-14"
Tags: 37 Squadron; 635 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); C-47; Cook’s tour; Defiant; Dominie; evading; Hampden; Lancaster; Martinet; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Blyton; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Cranwell; RAF Downham Market; RAF Graveley; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Hemswell; RAF Ingham; RAF Leconfield; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Manby; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Newmarket; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF St Eval; RAF Sywell; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Waddington; RAF Warboys; RAF Westcott; RAF Wittering; RAF Wyton; Stirling; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington
Tags: 61 Squadron; 83 Squadron; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Pathfinders; RAF Coningsby; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF St Athan; RAF Stockport; RAF Syerston; RAF Torquay; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; training
Photograph 8 is an overall view of the investiture ceremony with the King and Queen, airmen and airwomen lined up and civilians spectating.
Captioned 'King George VI presenting…
Photograph 2, 3 and 6 are of views of the parade with a royal and RAF ensign central to the view.
Photograph is 4 is of Queen viewing the…