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- Tags: 427 Squadron
Top right - seven aircrew wearing uniform tunics with brevet standing in line.
Left middle - a drawing of a winter scene…
Tags: 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; aerial photograph; Air Raid Precautions; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; civil defence; Cook’s tour; crewing up; flight engineer; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; military discipline; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Croft; RAF Harwell; RAF Middleton St George; RAF St Athan; RAF Thorney Island; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Warboys; RAF Woodbridge; target indicator; target photograph; training; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Window; wireless operator / air gunner
Correspondence concerning commission, award of Distinguished flying cross and list of operations carried out
Tags: 427 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; heavy conversion unit; navigator; operational training unit; RAF Croft; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leeming; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Millom; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Shawbury; RAF Topcliffe; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley
On the reverse '419 [scored out] 427 Sqdn
427 with C.O. Centre W/C EM Bryson DFC
British built Lanc Leeming May 45'.
Information supplied with the collection states 'King George inspects damage to No.427 Sqn Halifax "U-Uncle" during visit to RAF Leeming on 11 August 1944'.