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- Tags: 420 Squadron
It is captioned '2536 TLP 11/9/44//8" 16500' -->1330 1845 .7…
Tags: 420 Squadron; 432 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); flight engineer; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Lyneham; RAF Nutts Corner; RAF Tholthorpe; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; York
Tags: 420 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; crewing up; debriefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; ground crew; Halifax Mk 5; navigator; operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Dishforth; RAF Fraserburgh; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Tholthorpe; target indicator; training; wireless operator
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
Photo 1 is a target aerial photograph with areas to be bombed. Tunnel entrances, constructions, excavations, railway and a landing quay are marked.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the…
The caption reads '1962 TLP 5-8-44 // 8" 15000 --> 117° 1315:30 St Leu d'Esserent A(9x1000)(4x500)f30sec P/O Johnston "A" 420'
The second image is identical.
Tags: 10 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 4 Group; 40 Squadron; 405 Squadron; 408 Squadron; 415 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 424 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 426 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; bale out; Beaufighter; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; Caterpillar Club; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Dulag Luft; escaping; Goering, Hermann (1893-1946); Halifax; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; Military Cross; navigator; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Alconbury; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Digby; RAF Hendon; RAF St Eval; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stirling; strafing; training; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 420 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 434 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; animal; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; arts and crafts; bale out; bomb aimer; C-47; Caterpillar Club; crash; crewing up; Dulag Luft; final resting place; flight engineer; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Ju 88; lynching; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; P-51; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bridlington; RAF Cosford; RAF Dishforth; RAF Elvington; RAF Gaydon; RAF Inverness; RAF Manston; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Wellesbourne Mountford; Red Cross; sanitation; service vehicle; sport; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 6; strafing; the long march; training; Typhoon; Wellington; Whitley; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force