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PPennLE1703.pdf
A group of airmen arranged in two rows in front of a Mitchell. Laurie is identified in the caption.

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LPennLE413929v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for L E Penn, covering the period from 31 December 1942 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Dauphin, RCAF Pennfield Ridge, RCAF Yarmouth, RAF…

LDentonDH1256316v1.pdf
Flying log book for Dennis Denton covering the period from 3 May 1941 to 8 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Includes a map of part of France including the Vitry area, his Gunnery Course results, Certificates and…

PDentonDH200010004.jpg
Five pictures of 226 Squadron aircrew around the chateau and airfield. Page captioned 'March 1945'

PDentonDH200010005.jpg
Seven small photographs showing members of 226 Squadron aircrew in various parts of the village. Page captioned 'Corbenem January 1945'.

PDentonDH200010012.jpg
Five small photographs, first of individual on a landing stage , captioned 'Wilf'. Second is Dennis sitting at a table outside a cafe,captioned 'Myself'.
Third is two individuals, taken from behind, walking on a path next to a road, trees, fields…

PDentonDH200010013.jpg
Five photographs of B-25 formations from the ground, page caption 'Vitry 1945 March Airborne'.

PDentonDH200010016.jpg
Six small photographs of B-25s in flight, some of single aircraft others of a formation of two or three. Pages captioned 'November 1944'.

PDentonDH200010020.jpg
Four small photographs, first of two individuals with airfield and B-25 in background, captioned 'Murray Donnely - F/O Double.
Second individual standing by end of a shed, airfield and B-25 in background, captioned 'Gary'.
Third is of four…

PDentonDH200010021.jpg
Three small photographs, first, two individuals standing by end of a shed, airfield with B 25 in background, captioned 'Alfy Lan - Bobby Parsons. Second an individual standing with B-25 in background, captioned 'Murray'.. Third large buildings,…

PDentonDH200010022.jpg
Six small photographs, first individual standing by end wall of a shed, captioned 'Dinty Moore'.
Second of two individuals on airfield with B-25s as background, captioned 'Wilf - Bert.
Third is of snowy street of substantial houses, captioned…

MBattyPH220759-161014-11.jpg
Sergeant J K Henson, Flight Sergeant A H D Batty and Sergeant L S Coleman all of 226 Squadron were awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal for the action around a daylight attack on Merville airfield.

PCavalierRG17010061.jpg
Photograph 1 is an air-to-air view of a Boston in flight with six more in the distance, captioned 'Boston A/C. 342 Sqd Lorraine, Free French.'
Photograph 2 is of a line of Bostons on the ground, captioned 'Boston A/C. 107 Sqd.'
Photograph 3 is of a…

PCavalierRG17010059.jpg
Photographs 1 to 4 are air-to-air views of B-25s, captioned '226 Sqd, Mitchell A/C; in flight over Germany, June 1945.'
Photograph 5 is of a Mosquito, close to the ground, undercarriage down.

PCavalierRG17010050.jpg
Photograph 1 is the crew of the B-25.
Photograph 2 is the crew of the B-25 adding the letters 100 to the aircraft's nose art.
Photograph 3 is a group of airmen round the nose of the aircraft. They are captioned '226 Sqd, 1st Mitchell A/C to…

PCavalierRG17010013.jpg
Photograph 1 is of a vertical of Colombelles steel works marshalling yard. Much of the ground is obscured by cloud and bomb explosions. There is a Boston with invasion stripes in the top half of the image. It is annotated '5018 F342 134 22 Jun 44…

PCavalierRG17010012.jpg
Photograph 1 and 2 are sequential vertical aerial photographs of the marshalling yards at Arras. They are partly obscured by smoke. They are numbered 5018 and 5017 and captioned 'RS 636 88 30.APR44//D14" → 10,000'Z'. Captioned: '30 April 1944,…

PCavalierRG17010007.jpg
Photograph 1 is of the operations board for 76 Squadron.
Photograph 2 is of the operations board for 78 Squadron.
They are captioned: 'Operations Board, Target Cologne Germany, June 1942. 76 Squadron, 78 Squadron, Halifax A/C. R.A.F. Middleton St.…

PCavalierRG17010005.jpg
Three squadron crests, 78, 76 and 226. Crest for 137 Photographic section and a crest for West Raynham SHQ Royal Air Force.

PPennLE1701.jpg
Lawrence Penn grew up in Australia and worked as a bank clerk before he volunteered for the Air Force. He flew 40 operations as a pilot with 226 Squadron. After the war he had his own air taxi company and also flew for Qantas.

ABattyPH161014.mp3
Philip Batty grew up in Walsall. He discusses the death of his older brother Dennis, a wireless operator with 226 Squadron, early in the Second World War. Philip volunteered for aircrew. After training, he was posted to 50 Squadron at RAF Sturgate as…
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