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AClarkM[Date]-01.mp3
Marion Clark grew up in Lincolnshire and served as driver at RAF Hemswell and RAF Ingham. She discusses her role as a driver and life on a bomber station.

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Marion and seven crew in flying gear, standing by the tail of a Lancaster with Rose-Rice rear turret, with twin 0.50 calibre Browning machine guns.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer. Behind is a Crossley 4 x 4 Fire Tender.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is…

LCreamerRA1818388v1.pdf
R A Creamer’s Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book covering the period 6 May 1943 to 21 June 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. Hand written in pencil on cover ‘‘My adventures by Creamer R.A.”. He was stationed…

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S Guyans’ Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book covering the period 24 January 1943 to 17 Mar 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos
(9 [O] AFU, RAF Marham (1483 Gunnery Flight), RAF…

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Samual Guyan's last operation of his second tour, Lancaster NG236 to Huls.

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Six air gunners, three standing and three kneeling on a brick structure. From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Gunners'.
RAF Witchford.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Tail Gunner in turret, A.Stone.'

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Unknown Gunner with Camera.'

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Samuel Guyan standing in the snow.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan. Winter 44/45. S. Guyan looking cheerful'.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan and other gunner under open bomb bay.

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The cockpit of a Lancaster showing bomb tally. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Hk555 Mission tally. Poor picture from a bit of scrounged negative'.

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View of Lancaster port side and Lancaster cockpit showing bomb tally.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lanc - unclear. Poor picture from a bit of scrounged negative'.

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Lancaster on dispersal with chocs and engine covers. An airman is standing on the Starboard wing. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'HK555 KO-E at dispersal. Jock did first half of his second tour in this Lanc as mid-under gunner in…

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A tractor towing two bomb trolleys with a Lancaster behind.
From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Sqd Lanc Bombing up. Bomb trolleys & Lanc'.

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Air-to-air view of a Lancaster in flight taken from the rear turret of another Lancaster.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lanc from rear turret. Note rear turret is turned towards camera'.

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Target photograph showing multiple points of lights.
Captioned '3166. Wit.13/14.2.45//NT(C) 7" 19500' 180(Degrees) 01291/2 Dresden. B. 1HC40001N.7CP14.31Secs. F/Lt Snyder.B.115.

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The bomb aimer's blister and front turret of a Lancaster taken from below.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lanc front Turret'.

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Five airmen examining the port wheel and tyre of a Lancaster.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Crew Examining Wheel, Andrewartha looking at tyre.'

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Seven airmen standing in a line in front of Lancaster KO-J.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Crew Picture Last Op 17-3-45, KO-J, Synder crew end of tour. Jock Guyan's (2'nd from right) 51'st and end of 2'nd tour.

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Air-to-air view of three Lancasters against clouds during a daylight operation. The first Lancaster has released a large bomb which can bee seen below the aircraft.
From information kindly provided by the donor. Lanc dropping 8000 lb 'er. From…

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An air-to-air view of several Lancasters against clouds during a daylight operation. Bursts of anti-aircraft fire can be seen in the centre of the photograph.

From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lancs in flak, from rear-turret in…

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Samuel Guyan's eight man crew in front of a Lancasters, their signatures are on the reverse.
A second image includes the crew and the aircraft's ground crew.
The Lancaster has 60 bomb symbols and a stylised animal nose art.
From information kindly…
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