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Four aircrew stand by rear fuselage of a Hampden while four ground crew are under port wing and engine.

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Hampden P4389 with squadron letters 'VN' parked on airfield.

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A group of airmen gathers round a Hampden with undercarriage up on grass. Crane by the tail and man in cockpit. Squadron letters 'VN'

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Five airmen standing in front of rear fuselage of a bomber with squadron letters 'VN'.

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A large group of airmen wearing tropical uniform sitting and standing in four rows in front of the rear fuselage of a Lincoln with squadron letters 'VN-G'.

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Seven aircrew wearing battledress, one holding a dog, standing in front of rear fuselage of a Lancaster with squadron letters 'VN-M' and registration 'RF267'.

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The Roll of Honour 1939-1945 for 50 and 61 squadrons. The squadron crests are illustrated together with their mottos.

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Airmen standing by an aircraft. Kenneth James Broderick can be seen sitting on the wing wearing a flight jacket. The identification of the aircraft reads " D-VN".

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Rositz. No detail is visible on the ground.
It is captioned '4438 Skell. 14/15.2.45//NT/ (C). 8" 8500' 354° 2108 Rositz. T. 1HC4000IN.4MC500DT.4ANM64DT.6MC500LD. 21 secs. F/L.…

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A vertical aerial photograph of an operation at Harburg. Very little detail is visible on the ground but there are several light flashes.
It is captioned '3528 Skell. 11/12.11.44//NT.8" 18250' 130° 1918 Harburg. T. 1HC4000IN.14CP14. 29 sec. F/L…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Bremerhaven. Indistinct ground images can be seen. It is captioned '2940 Skell. 18/19.9.44//NT. 8" 15500 <-- 168° 2102 Bremerhaven RD.H.1x2000.12 "J" x30.25 secs. F/O Drinkell. H.50'. On…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Houffalize. No detail is visible on the image due to light and explosions.
It is captioned '4079 Skell 30/31.12.44 // NT (C) 8" 10500' 005° 0503 Houffalize. T. 11ANM 65DT. 4GP 00. 21 secs.…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Heilbronn taken during an operation. A canal is visible in the centre running op to bottom but most of the image is obscured by light flashes.
It is captioned '3725 Skell. 4/5.12.44//NT. 8". 13800' 146° 1935…

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A vertical aerial photograph of an operation at Ladbergen. Most of the image is obscured by light but the canal is visible.
It is captioned '3506 Skell. 4/5.11.44//NT 8" 11500' 066° 1930 Ladnergen [sic] T. 14 ANM 65DN. 22 secs F/O Drinkell. T. 50'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Flushing taken during an operation. Bomb bursts can be seen in the centre of the image. The coastline is clearly visible.
It is captioned '3389 Skell 23.10.44//8"/ 4000

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Wurzburg. No detail visible on the ground.
It is captioned '4724 Skell. 16/17.3.45//NT/(C). 8". 10000 004° 2138 Wurzburg. T. 1HC4000IN.18x4. 19 secs F/L Drinkell.T.50'.
On the reverse 'F/Lt…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Politz. Streaks of light and damage obscure ground detail. It is captioned '4380 Skell. 8/9 2.45//NT/(C) 8" 10000 052° 2122 Politz. T. 1HC 4000IN. 14MC 500DT. 21 secs F/L Drinkell.T.50.' On…

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Two sequential vertical aerial photographs of Ladbergen. Both show snow covered fields and the Dortmund-Ems canal. A bomb is visible in the second image.

The first is captioned '4092 Skell.1.1.45//8" 12000 050° 1119 Ladbergen. T. 14MC 1000.LD.…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Dusseldorf. No ground detail is visible.
It is captioned '3485 Skell 2/3.11.44//NT/(C) 8" 18000' 127° 1927 Dusseldorf. T. 14MC1000DN.30 secs. F/O Drinkell. T. 50.'
On the reverse is…

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A rear/starboard view of an airman sweeping snow from the top of the fuselage of a Lancaster with squadron code VN. The aircraft has made tracks in the snow on the ground.

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A list of aircraft and crew for an operation to Wurzburg.

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A Lancaster banking away from a second aircraft. It is captioned '' Nan' 50 Sqdn pilot Drew Wyness F/Lt DFC Skellingthorpe 1943'.

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A port side view of a Lancaster, captioned 'Lanc of No 50 Sqdn Skellingthorpe 1943'.

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Diary of 50 Squadron based at RAF Skellingthorpe including night bombing of Bochum, Germany; laying mines in the Baltic Sea off Gdynia, Poland with the loss of one aircraft; ditching in the North Sea off Denmark, having been attacked by the night…
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