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  • Collection: Twells, Ernie. Album

PTwellsE15070001.jpg
Captioned 'Flight Lieutenant Ernie Twells D.F.C. 619 Squadron 24 missions 617 Squadron 41 missions'.

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A document recommending the award of a Distinguished Flying Cross to Ernie Twells.

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Flight Lieutenant Knights and crew. Ernie Twells is third from right, standing in front of a Lancaster. Flight Lieutenant Knights is third from the left.

The two starboard engines of a Lancaster viewed from inside the aircraft. In the background…

PTwellsE15070005.jpg
A group of six airmen, Ernie Twells is third from right, standing in front of a Lancaster. Flight Lieutenant Knights is third from the left. All have their hands behind their backs except one man who has his right hand in his pocket.

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The two starboard engines of a Lancaster viewed from inside the aircraft. In the background are two more Lancasters, On the reverse 'PB415 Yagodnik'.

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Ernie Twells is climbing on the starboard outer engine of Lancaster PB414. The view is from the inside the aircraft. On the reverse is 'PB414 Yagodnik'.

PTwellsE15070010.jpg
Taken from inside a Lancaster, looking to the starboard side from the rear door. An engine is on a crane with several ground crew working on it. On the reverse 'Archangel (Yagodnik) 17.9.44 Engine Change on PB415'.

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A view from a Lancaster of other Lancasters on the ground. On the reverse 'Lancasters at Yagodnik'.

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Aerial photographs of the bombing of the Gnome Rhone aero engine works.
Photograph 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of a bombing raid on the Gnome Rhone works. Much of the image is obscured by smoke and explosions. On the reverse 'Raid on Gnome…

PTwellsE15070018.jpg
Ernie Twells and five airmen colleagues before he became aircrew. Captioned 'Ernie Twells 2nd from right'. On the reverse the names and addresses of four of the other men.

Bob Knights and seven crew wearing flying gear standing in front of…

PTwellsE15070022.jpg
An vertical aerial photograph of Brest docks. Annotated 'S/M Shelters'.

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A vertical target photograph of Munich being bombed. Much of the detail is obscured by anti-aircraft fire. Captioned '66 WS. 24/25.4.44 // NT8” 18500 [arrow] 026 0145 Munich.RD. A 6RS. 6JCL 29 SECS F/O KNIGHTS A 617.'

A target photograph of the…

PTwellsE15070027.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph much obscured by cloud, smoke and explosions. Captioned '671 LOS. 29.10.44 14000 330 07.52 TIRPITZ B1 1x12000 C.31 Secs F/Lt KNIGHTS 0.617'.
The Tirpitz firing its guns, taken from onboard the vessel.

PTwellsE15070034.jpg
Picture 1 Captioned 'Battleship Tirpitz, both photos'.
On the reverse
'Battleship Tirpitz
Walter Hugin
46 Do-Huckarde
Servahust sh. 19'
Picture 2 Captioned 'Signatures of Survivors on back of each photo'.

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PTwellsE15070037.jpg
Ernie Twells meeting King Baudouin. Captioned 'Ernie Twells with King Baudouin of Belgium'. A group of three men are talking to the King and there are several more people in the background.

PTwellsE15070039.jpg
A reunion of veteran airmen, including Ernie Twells and Leonard Cheshire. They are all wearing suits with their campaign medals pinned to their chests.

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A group of 29 airmen and one woman, arranged in three rows. The front row is seated cross legged on the grass. The second row is kneeling and the third row is standing. Behind is a caravan and a hedge. Captioned 'Ernie Twells Back Row 2nd from…

PTwellsE15070041.jpg
A group of 29 airmen and one women arranged in three rows. The first row is seated on the grass, the second is kneeling and the third row is standing. Ernie Twells is 2nd from the right in the back row.

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PTwellsE15070042.jpg
Nose art on a Lancaster. There is a cartoon rabbit laughing and holding a glass of beer. It is sitting in a patch of grass and flowers. On the right are bombs representing 35 operations. On the reverse 'Presumably must be DV385'.

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The Tirpitz is capsized, floating in a Norwegian fjord. On the reverse
'Battleship Tirpitz
Tirpitz 15 June 1945'.

PTwellsE15070047.jpg
A group of 30 airmen including Ernie Twells. They are arranged in four rows. Captioned 'Ernie Twells 2nd row down 3rd from left'.

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A group of veterans in suits. They are wearing their campaign medals and smiling. Three are holding beer mugs. They are standing on an ornate carpet and on the wall behind are framed paintings. Captioned 'Ernie Twells 2nd from right with crew'.

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Doris and Ernie Twells with two men and a woman. Ernie Twells and the man are holding an ornamental plate. Captioned 'Doris and Ernie with leader of Derbyshire County Council'.

The nose and main spar of Lancaster EE134. Six men are working on it.…

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Barnes Wallis, Leonard Cheshire and their wives. They are seated at a table set for dinner. Captioned ' Barnes Wallis Leonard Cheshire and wives'.

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A three quarters portrait of Leonard Cheshire and another officer. They have raised glasses of beer and are smiling.

A civilian and two airmen under a Lancaster with a mocked up bouncing bomb during the filming of The Dam Busters. Standing with…
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