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- Tags: 50 Squadron
Cutting 2 is an explanation of the idea of why the documentary was made and some detail about what inspired it.
Cutting 3 is…
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Tags: 16 OTU; 1660 HCU; 50 Squadron; aircrew; C-47; Dominie; Heavy Conversion Unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; lynching; Manchester; Operational Training Unit; prisoner of war; Proctor; RAF Madley; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wymeswold; shot down; training; Wellington; wireless operator
#1 The unveiling of a memorial at RAF Skellingthorpe recorded in the Lincolnshire Echo.
#2 is an invitation to a 40s night at the Birchwood Leisure & Community Centre.
#3 is an invitation to Ernest's wife to attend the unveiling…
Tags: 12 Squadron; 1653 HCU; 1656 HCU; 50 Squadron; 576 Squadron; 84 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); Cook’s tour; Gee; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operational Training Unit; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Desborough; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Sturgate; RAF Waddington; RAF Wickenby; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington
Second page lists a further 22 Lancasters by registration number only.
Tags: 156 Squadron; 44 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); crash; ditching; flight engineer; Grand Slam; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; military discipline; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bardney; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF hospital Rauceby; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; Spitfire; take-off crash; Tallboy; Tirpitz; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force