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A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

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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…

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Single aircraft on the ground with a cartoon of Goofy on its nose.

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Poem by Bill Cooke prior to a visit to East Kirkby - contrasting the stress of operational flying on Lancasters to the forthcoming aircraft taxi ride.

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Two pencil drawings by John. On the left an airman about to leave an open doorway of an aircraft with one of its engines on fire. He is wearing a flying suit and boots with an observer's parachute and chest harness. On the right an airman, wearing a…

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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Lancaster, taxying in wet conditions. Only the forward part of the aircraft is in view but the pilot and another crew member can be seen in the cockpit and the artwork on the nose is also visible.

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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…

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The photograph shows Group Captain Sheen painting the DSO after the aircraft completed 125 operations. Captioned 'Old Mike Squared - believed to have done more ops than any other aircraft in Bomber Command with 139 operational flights to its credit. …

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A group of airmen and civilians arranged in front and on the wing of a Lancaster. This is in the style of a squadron photograph and was taken during the filming of The Dam Busters film.

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Fourteen verse poem concerning Lancaster B for Baker. Individual verses for all aircrew

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Top - Front quarter view of the front of a Lancaster with gremlin nose art and airman leaning out of cockpit.
Bottom - Notes with list of operations.

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A newspaper article about the attack on Kassel. It is annotated 'No 16 22/10/43'.

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10 airmen lined up in front of a Lancaster, captioned '100 Course Wigsley'.

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows. In the background three Lancaster in line. It is believed that I A Wynn is in the photograph as it was taken before 25/26 May 1943. Additional information about this item was kindly provided…

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A newspaper cutting referring to the first daylight 1000 bomber operations. Chris Scrimshaw took part in this attack. It is annotated 'Dad'.

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Newspaper cutting of Lancaster captioned 'Through the clouds the fire bombs fall........ Showers of incendiaries released from the bomb bay of a Lancaster hurtle down through the cloud to the city of Duisburg below. A picture released last night of…

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A framed photograph of 101 squadron on VJ day 15th August 1945. A large group of squadron personnel are arranged in six rows on front of a Lancaster.

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Writes of his time on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston. Mentions operation to the Ruhr and Italy and that they were two thirds of their way through tour. Writes of his last operation at Syerston and squadron's move to RAF Metheringham. Describes his new…

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11 men standing and sitting on the wing of a Lancaster.

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Airmen standing in front of a Lancaster. Various illustrations can be seen around the cockpit, such as a bombing tally, a kangaroo, a swastika, and the inscription "FLAK SHIP".

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A brief description of the shooting down of two Lancasters by a Me 410 over Witchford.
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