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It is captioned '2693 TLP 25-9-44// 8" 4000' --> 157° 1111.30…
It is captioned '2536 TLP 11/9/44//8" 16500' -->1330 1845 .7…
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Tags: 420 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Cook’s tour; flight engineer; forced landing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Wombleton; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
The nose art is a cartoon of a woman, painted 'Tak Yer Time I'm Easy'. 56 bombs are painted on. Under the cockpit is 'Beryle'.
There is a…
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