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Cutting 1 is a small photograph of a Lancaster and for of the crew with the time and day of the airing of the documentary.
Cutting 2 is an explanation of the idea of why the documentary was made and some detail about what inspired it.
Cutting 3 is…

50 Squadron was reformed in May 1937 and converted from biplanes to Hampdens in 1938 becoming part of 5 Group Bomber Command. The squadron flew daylight operations in Hampdens at start of the war until losses proved too great. They converted to…

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Forty-one airmen in four rows in front of a building. All are wearing tunics and most side caps. Albert Cluett is in the back row, first on the left. On the reverse '50 Sqd Armourers, Skellingthorpe'.

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Forty-two airmen, wearing tunic and side caps, in four rows. Front row including a warrant officer and a sergeant are sitting on chairs, the second row are standing and the rear two rows standing on benches. Albert Cluett is third row, first on the…

PCluettAV1525.jpg
Eleven airmen mostly wearing tunic and side cap with others in overalls standing and squatting in three rows in a yard. To the right the rear wheel of a trolley, in the background a fence and trees. On the reverse '50 Sqdn Armoury, 22.4.42,…

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Squadron crest for 50 Squadron

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Crest with robe and sword, 50 Squadron Royal Air Force, motto from defence to attack.

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50 Squadron crest

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50 Squadron anniversary event badge. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Approximately 170 members of 50 Squadron in five tiered rows in front of a Lancaster. Front row consists of officers with peaked caps and a dog. Second row mixed officers with peaked caps toward the centre and airmen with side caps towards the ends.…

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Two airmen, the left hand one with crossed arms and both wearing tunic, by the open window of a hut. On the reverse '(11), 50 Sqdn Swinderby, (Ching) Harry Corbourn + Me, after alnight [sic] call out'.

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Sixteen airmen, mostly wearing tunic, in three rows sitting and standing on a bomb trolley. Background left a building and trees behind. On the reverse '22.4.42, 50 Sqdn Armoury. Skellingthorpe'. Albert Cluett is second row second from the right.

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Target photograph of Argentan. Upper two thirds obscured by smoke or dust and light streaks. Urban with street patterns visible. Captioned '8B', '830 SKELL.6/7.6.44.//NT8" 3000 [arrow] 190° 0130 ARGENTAN RD.J.2X1000.14X500.15secs.P/O LAIDLAW.J.50'.…

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Two newspaper cuttings of same date. First (from The Times) lists RAF Awards for Gallantry in air operations. Includes Distinguished Flying Cross for F/L A N Hollis. Second (from The Daily Telegraph) gives account of Hollis citation stating attack on…

LHollisAN124522v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Arthur Norman Hollis, covering the period from 12 December 1941 to 3 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Clewiston, RAF Little…

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Head a shoulders portrait of Arthur Smith wearing battledress with flight engineer brevet and medal ribbons. On the reverse 'Art Smith (+2014) HJF's F/E 50 Sqn'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.


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An extract with personal details about Stan Attwood. It contains a list of his medals and a brief description of his service life.

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Target photograph of Bois de Cassan. Both banks of river Oise visible, rural area. Red dot left of centre, much of photograph obscured by smoke and dust, but roads and field patterns clearly visible. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1862 SKELL.6.8.44.// 8"…

PHouriganM18030085.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area, end of runway, taxiway and craters visible lower right. Captioned '5°F', '4B', '1159 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 17000' [arrow] 120° 1347 BEAUVOIR RD.K.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O OLIVER.M.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030105.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area smoke and dust top right, roads and many craters clearly visible. Captioned '3F', 5B', 1162 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000' [arrow] 102° 1348. BEAUVOIR RD.Q.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.F/SGT CURPHEY.G.50'. On the…

PHouriganM18030116.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvois. No detail visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1179 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 15000' [arrow] 111° 1346 BEAUVOIR RD.N.11X10-00.4X500.C32secs.S/L STUBBS.O.50'. 'On the reverse ' [underlined] 29.6.44 S/L STUBBS…

PHouriganM18030029.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Nothing visible other than large bands of light. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1181 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 18000' [arrow] 145° 1356 BEAUVOIR RDTT. 11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O MILLIKIN.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] 29.6.44…

PHouriganM18030045.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir between Bonnières and La Croix Tempex. Open country, roads visible, very many craters, and an airfield top right. Red dot right of centre, some smoke and dust. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1183 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000'…
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