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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-14"
Tags: 1654 HCU; 61 Squadron; 83 Squadron; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Coningsby; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF St Athan; RAF Stockport; RAF Syerston; RAF Torquay; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; 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…
Tags: 156 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); flight engineer; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 3; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Upwood; tactical support for Normandy troops