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Night oblique aerial photograph showing a town with flares top centre. On the reverse 'Cam 1, Neg 1, 10.4.44, 150, St Cyr Airpark, 617,S/Lfr Munro, Lancaster, 0200,orbiting,10000/6000'.

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From A.V.Roe and Co Limited on headed paper. Congratulates him on award of Victoria Cross. Offers him a silver model of a Lancaster which he hopes he will accept.

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To chief engineer of Messier Aircraft Equipment Ltd thanking him for diary. Provides a pleasant memory of three years flying Halifax. Writes he is now flying Lancaster but hopes they can meet again.

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Letter to Group Captain A C Evans Evans requesting he look into five electro-plated tankards which went missing on squadron move to RAF Woodhall Spa

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On headed note paper J Craven and Co Ltd, Adelaide, South Australia. Writes that he was glad that Cheshire had been able to find a pewter mug in memory of son. Notes they have had other bad news in that daughter's fiance Bruce Davies an air gunner on…

PCheshireGL18100162.jpg
Model metal aircraft, a Lancaster on stand with plaque. On the reverse 'AF/10C, 596616'.

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PCheshireGL18100160.jpg
A Group Captain, wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, and a peaked cap stands with his right hand on a large bomb in the bomb bay of a Lancaster. On the reverse '[....]. Johnny Fauqier'. Reported as Gp Cpt J E Fauquier, OC 617…

PCheshireGL18100145.jpg
A Lancaster flying left with landing gear down a few feet above a runway. In the background hangars and other airfield buildings.

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PCheshireGL18100050.jpg
Photo/drawing of aircraft (619 squadron Lancaster) captioned 'RAF Bomber Command 1939-1945. Some of the men who flew in Lancasters'. Annotated with hundreds of signatures which include Barnes Wallis, Arthur T Harris, Ralph Cochrane. Leonard Cheshire,…

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Top centre a title 'this photograph was taken the day after the attack on the dams of [..] pilots who took off for the dams only eleven returned'. Top centre a photograph of twelve pilots in two rows labelled 'Back row: Flt Lt Townsend, Flt Lt…

PCheshireGL18070010.jpg
In the foreground a 12000 lb bomb on a trolley. An airman is visible at the left end. In the background a 617 Lancaster with a cover on the nose. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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In the front a 12000 lb bomb on a trolley is being positioned in front of a 617 Squadron Lancaster. Aircraft has open bomb bay and fuselage and starboard engines visible. An airman is standing behind the bomb centre, another is sitting on the far end…

PCheshireGL18050005.jpg
A mosaic of three target photographs of attack on Le Havre. Shows sea and cluster of bombs in the centre of left photograph and port area in the centre and right photograph. Caption '723, KLS, 14/6/44, 8", 1`9500, U. U625' Taken by Lancaster U of…

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Target photograph showing land top left with bomb explosions on left edge just above centre. Caption '731, KLS, 14.6.44, 8", 19500, U, U625, Attack on Le Havre taken by Lancaster U of 625 squadron. Attack marked by Leonard Cheshire. On the reverse…

PCheshireGL18040011.jpg
Group of nine United States and Royal Air Force officers standing on an airfield. In the background left a hangar and centre a Lancaster. From left to right Squadron Leader David Shannon, [Air Commodore Jordan], Lieutenant General Doolittle,…

PCheshireGL18030037.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing an object on fire in the centre. On the reverse 'Can 2, Neg 1, Ops 150, St Cyr airpark, 10.4.44, 617, spot bursts, [...], Lancaster, 0200, orbiting, 10000/6000, 51/44'.

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Oblique aerial photograph showing large bright explosions top left with other brights spots surrounding it. On the reverse 'Mirror-reversed, Cam 4, Neg 5, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3 44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire…

PCheshireGL18030031.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing large bright explosions in the centre with a building to its left. Another building further left appears to be on fire. On the reverse 'Cam 2, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3…

PCheshireGL18030029.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing large bright explosions in the centre surrounded by smaller bright spots. On the reverse 'Cam 1 Neg 1, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3 44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC, a/c…

PCheshireGL18030027.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing two large bright explosions. Buildings can be seen in the centre. On the reverse 'Cam 2 Neg 5, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3 44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC, a/c Lancaster'.

PCheshireGL18030025.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing buildings in the centre highlighted by very bright flash. On the reverse 'Cam 2 Neg 4, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3 44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC, a/c Lancaster'.

PCheshireGL18030023.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing buildings in the centre highlighted by very bright flash. Smaller bright spot to the right edge. On the reverse 'Cam 2 Neg 3, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3 44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C…

PCheshireGL18030019.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing bright flares top left and bottom centre. On the reverse 'Mirror Reversed, Cam 4, Neg 6, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC, a/c Lancaster'.

PCheshireGL18030017.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing building right of centre inclined downward with flare bursting on the right edge. On the reverse 'Mirror Reversed, Cam 4, Neg 3, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn 617,…

PCheshireGL18030015.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing building left of centre inclined downward with large flare bursting in the left edge. On the reverse 'Mirror Reversed, Cam 4, Neg 2, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn…
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