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Basil Ambrose seated at picnic table in civilian clothes in front of Lancaster Just Jane at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirby. Lancaster prominently displays female figure nose art and name Just Jane on the port nose. In the…

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Front section of a Lancaster with part of the front turret and the cockpit, a man in shirt sleeves is leaning out of the cockpit window. Underneath the cockpit, a 617 Squadron crest. In the foreground and background the inboard engines are…

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Describes wartime service from 1939 to 1945. Joined as Halton apprentice in September 1939. Posted as fitter engine to RAF Wittering working on Wellington Hampden and Manchester aircraft. Followed by tour at RAF Upper Heyford working on Wellington…

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Statistics for overall bomber command crew number, casualties and total number of Lancasters built. Breakdown of Don Briggs’s operations by type. Statistics for 156 PFF Squadron including numbers of sorties, casualties and aircraft lost. Concludes…

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An airman wearing flying helmet and goggles, framed in the open cockpit window of a Lancaster. Three rows of ten operation symbols are visible.

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Seven aircrew standing in battledress uniform. Don Briggs is second from the right, pilot, William Neale, is in the centre. In the background a part of a Lancaster with open bomb bay.

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Fourteen servicemen sitting and standing in two rows of seven, all are dressed in battledress uniform. Seven servicemen have aircrew brevets. Donald Briggs is standing second from the right. In the background part of a Lancaster with open bomb bay.

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Donald Briggs in civilian clothes sitting looking back from the pilot’s seat of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster.

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A man wearing shirt sleeves and a flying helmet and goggles looking out of the open cockpit window of a Lancaster from the pilot's seat. Below the cockpit are two partial rows of 12 bomb symbols, five of which are of lighter colour.

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Lancaster 'N' with all engines running on a concrete surface. Nose art shows five rows of operation symbols in two columns.

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Nine aircrew officers dressed in uniform standing in front of the port wing and part of the fuselage of a Lancaster with cockpit covered. On the reverse ‘No 576 Lanc squadron, Fiskerton 31/10/44 – 13/9/45 with 49 Sqn’ and ‘F/L Namon [?] Radar…

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Starts with suggestion that a recent news film of daylight operation to Le Havre, which he was on, gives a good idea of what bombing is like. However as most of his operations were at night he goes on to describe these. Describes emotions and…

Royal Air Force navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for L W Green, air gunner, covering the period from 16 June 1944 to 8 July 1945. Detailing training, scores on gunnery course, and operations flown and post war…

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Card with address, stamps and franked 18 December 1943. Inside left page a salutation and 'To Gladys wishing you a very happy Xmas and new year, Len with all my love, xxx--'. On the left page an air-to-air picture of a Lancaster over the sea.

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Top is opaque glass coaster with 44 Squadron crest in colour. Below is a print of Lancaster coming into land against a yellowish sky and snow covered landscape with scattered trees. On the reverse address of the dealer in Lincoln, title and…

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A group of 27 people in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Aircrew, ground crew on opposite page'. Photograph shows 26 air force personnel in two rows. The back row standing all have aircrew brevet. 12 are wearing side caps and one an officer's peaked…

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Top is photograph of 13 ground crew and aircrew in two rows. Front row has five non commissioned officers and one officer in the centre sitting on a trolley. All apart from right hand man are aircrew. All are wearing tunic or battledress. At the…

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Top aerial vertical photograph shows a Lancaster top centre going from left to right. Well below are clouds and bomb explosions. Four roads from right side converge under the left centre of cloud. Bottom aerial vertical photograph shows another…

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At the bottom right is the mid upper turret of a bomber. Behind is another Lancaster with a cover over the cockpit. In the left top quarter are two airfield buildings and in the centre a windsock.

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Aircrew and ground crew stand in front of and on a Lancaster, which has the letter 'S', a cartoon of walking person on the port nose plus a bomb log of 24 operations, three of which are ice-cream cones. There is also a beer tankard. Some crew sit on…

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Seven airmen, three kneeling in front of four standing, beneath the nose of a Lancaster coded 'S'. The bomb doors are open and there is a ladder to the rear door. In the background are buildings and a water-tower. On the reverse 'H. Ackroyd, C.R.…

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A list of Bill Thomas' aircrew with 166 and 153 Squadron at RAF Kirmington and RAF Scampton.

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69 ground personnel in four rows. All are wearing tunics and most wear side caps. In the background is a Lancaster. The head of another man can be seen in the bomb aimer's position. On the reverse 'Dad Leslie Clodd third row down second from right'.
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