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PMeenMI2006.jpg
The Sergeants Mess laid out for a party. On the table are crests for 50 and 61 Squadrons. On the reverse 'April 20th 1945 Sgts Mess Skellingthorpe'.

PMeenMI2005.jpg
Aircrew in uniform and flying kit standing in front of Lancaster LM296.

PMeenMI2003.jpg
Seven airmen Mae Wests life vests. They are standing in front of Lancaster VN-D RE133.
On the reverse are four signatures


[The image is identified as being 50 squadron, RAF Skellingthorpe and the Captain as F/O A. Campbell]

PFOMetheringhamAF19030014.jpg
Top - seven aircrew, three squatting down in front and four standing behind, all wearing parachute harnesses, six with side caps and on with peaked cap, all standing behind a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/10.…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030009.jpg
Top - front quarter view of a Lancaster parked with another in the distance on the right. Submitted with description 'Lancaster at dispersal on unidentified airfield. Annotated as "'G' George Aug 1943. Vic Coles' kite. Photo by Bill Haig." This…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010013.jpg
Top right - two RAF officers one wearing battledress and the other a tunic standing in front of the wall of a building. Officer on the left is smoking a pipe and both have hands in pockets. In the background left a window and right a door. Captioned…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010006.jpg
Top - seven aircrew wearing parachute harnesses standing at the rear of a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr R E Baxter and crew in behind 50 Sqn Lancaster VN-S ED828. RAF Skellingthorpe - date unknown'.
Middle - seven aircrew wearing…

PLayneWH1701.jpg
Thirty-five airmen wearing greatcoats and side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows.

Submitted with caption 'Back row left to right. Edward Pullen, became a Wing Commander, killed in action 20 December 1943 when serving with 50…

LLayneWH963102v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter Henry lane, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 19 October 1940 to 23 September 1943, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of war. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos,…

PBaxterPD16020053.jpg
From information provided by the donor. Two photographs taken when Peter visited Berlin in October 1945. He was then on 50 Squadron based at RAF Sturgate. One shows some of the ruined buildings and debris in the streets, the other the Brandenburg…

PBaxterPD16020059.jpg
From information provided by the donor. One was taken on a 50 Squadron open day on 29 May 1946 and is of a Lancaster. The other two are of the Lincolns arriving to replace their Lancasters in July.

PBaxterPD16020062.jpg
From information provided by the donor. Posed in two rows, in front of hedge and building.

LMellefontGJ240907v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s air bomber air gunner’s flight engineers for G J Mellafont, air gunner, covering the period from 25 February 1944 to 10 September 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF…

PEleyNJ1602.jpg
Air-to-air photograph of a 50 Sqn Lancaster bomber, VN-N in flight. One of the escape hatches is open. Submitted with caption; “I moved to 207 Sqdn at Spilsby July 1945. Taken somewhere over Linconshire.”

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A brief memoir of Frank and Freddie Horry written by Freddie's wife.
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.

PChadwickR19040042.jpg
At the top eight aircrew wearing Mae West lined up under the engine of Lancaster. Bottom, 50 Squadron personnel standing in three lines in front of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Aircrew and Lancaster of 50 Squadron, some of whom served and died on the…

PThomasAF20040029.jpg
Photo 1 is a side view of a Lancaster flying above clouds.
Photo 2 and 3 are predicted anti-aircraft fire explosions.
Photo 4 is an oblique image of the Rhine.
Photo 5 is the port side of Lancaster VN-N viewed from slightly above and to the front.
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