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Photo 1 is a side view of a RAF B-24, captioned 'Liberator, Moreton, August 1946'.
Photo 2 is the nose of a Wellington with an airman leaning on the propeller.
Photo 3 is a side view of a Lancaster, captioned 'Lancaster Lindholme O.C.U. 1947'.

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Article 1. Headlines: all Sicily conquered, German resistance at end, Messina captured by seventh army, Italian mainland shelled. Mentions operation by B-17 on southern France and by B-24s destroying 43 axis fighters during battle in southern Italy.…

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A newspaper cutting with details about operations to Rheydt, Euskirchen, Andernach, Homburg, Fulda and Gerolstein. Annotated 'No 16'.

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An air-to-air view of nine B-24s taken from underneath.

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Four newspaper cuttings about operations to Essen, Homburg, Magdeburg and Bochum undertaken by Rex Searle.

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Front view of a damaged B-24. Its nosewheel has collapsed and a crane has been positioned to raise the nose.

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A B-24 seen from the front and side with its engines running. Behind is a Wellington aircraft. On the reverse 'Liberator taken at Cerignola with the Wimpey in the background'.

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B-24 aircraft viewed from the front. There are several access stands being used to access the engines.

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A B-24 flying low over a tent. On the reverse 'Another shot at Agir'.
A second image taken seconds before has a caption 'Liberator flying over camp at Aqir'.

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A front view of a Stirling with a B-24 behind. Ground crew have stands ready to work on the engines.

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A crashed B-24 Liberator. The nosewheel has collapsed and the port tyre is punctured. In front is a truck, three men and a wooden board. On the reverse 'A Yankee Liberator with nose wheel collapsed and port wheel punctured'.

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An audio account of an anti-aircraft gunner's service in Burma. Describes a B-24 crash landing near a small landing strip in Burma and discusses Spitfires burried in Burma.

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Air-to-air view of two B-24s in formation flying to the right. Below are clouds.

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Photograph 1 is a vertical image of bombs dropping from one B-24 onto a second.
Photograph 2 is the damaged B-24 on the ground showing the damage. Two crew are looking through the damaged areas.
The caption describes in some detail the events. The…

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A port side image of a B-24 Mk VI showing the eight crew positions.

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A list of the coverage of the eight week course at 76 Operational Training Unit.

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A small wooden box with a 104 Squadron crest, an image of a B-24 and the text 'Flak Ship'. Inside is a typed piece of paper with '1215793 F/Sgt Norton'.

426 Squadron was formed in October 1942 as part of 4 Group Bomber Command, transferring to 6 Group in January 1943. It flew with the Group until it was moved into Transport Command in June 1945 and flew trooping flights until it disbanded in December…

223 Squadron was originally formed in 1918. It was reformed in 1936 and by the start of the war was equipped with Wellesleys and based in Sudan. It served in the Middle East and Mediterranean theatres and was based successively in Yemen, Egypt, Malta…

215 Squadron was originally formed in 1918 and by September 1939 it was a training squadron equipped with Ansons, Harrows and Wellingtons. It was reformed in December 1941 with Wellingtons and transferred to India in April 1942. In October 1944 the…

37 Squadron was reformed in 1937 as a heavy bomber squadron equipped with the Harrow. In 1939 it converted to the Wellington as part of 3 Group. In November 1940 the squadron was transferred to Egypt. Throughout 1943 the squadron took part in the…

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Cutting 1 describes a 1300 bomber raid on Munich and Ulm. Flight Lieutenant W Drinkell describes the lack of fighters. Captioned 'Jan 7th 1945'.
Cutting 2 describes raids on Germany and an oil refinery at Brux in Czechoslovakia. Also a chemical…

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Four newspaper cuttings from 1944 describing four separate operations. Salzburg captioned 'Oct 17 1944', Essen captioned 'Oct 25th 1944', Dunkirk and Vienna captioned 'Nov 4th 1944' and Gelsenkirchen captioned 'Nov 6th 1944'.

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1. A B-24 Liberator 'J' landed gear up in a field.
2. Front right front quarter view of a crashed B-24 lying in open ground. Aircraft is titled slightly down to right and show broken fuselage just behind nose turret. On the reverse 'Liberator in the…

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A B-24 on Marston Mat pierced steel planking. Bill Bailey's face is visible inside the turret. Five aircrew are visible and an aircraft is partly visible behind.

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