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The story of a Lancaster, NG358, LS-H. There are details of 12 operations during 1944/5. Dennis details the operations and his crew.

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102 aircrew wearing tunic and peaked or side caps sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster. There is a defaced set of characters in the top left of the photograph. Captioned 'August 1942, Wyton: Pathfinder Force'.

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A single engine biplane standing surrounded by men in front of a hangar with open doors. On top of the hangar a windsock. Captioned 'Woodford Aerodrome, Bramhill'. On the reverse 'The hangar 1930s are still here and used by devotes of Avro. It was…

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A large group of WAAFs arranged in three rows in front of a Lancaster. Additional information supplied with the collection states 'W.Cdr Hull & female staff'.

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about Ron Mathers' trip to the United States.
Item 2 is a photograph of a Lancaster 'TL-C' on the ground.

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Six items, Edward's very brief description of the operation, his navigation plot, the expected H2S return over the target. Two press clipping, captioned 'The result of Bomber Commands 12,000 lb bomb attacks on one of the Enemy's V.2 rocket sites'.…

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Photograph 1 is a street view captioned 'Looking East on Pacific Avenue, Long Beach'.
Under a caption of 'With the "35th" Bombing Squadron, R.A.F., in Southern California. The following is a pictographic review of your activities and recreation…

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The document covers an operation on Rouen on the night of 18/19 April 1944. It describes the attack and details the aircraft and pilots that took part.
Two aircraft were shot down by a Me 410 as they were landing. The crews are listed.

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Sketch of a Lancaster dropping bombs, amidst searchlights, cloud and smoke. Each bomb is labelled with the crew member's names 'F/Sgt Turner, F/Sgt Anderson, Sgt Davies, Sgt Hunter, Sgt Coombes, Sgt Cass and Sgt Osterloh'. Below the sketch is a…

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting with a photograph of 12 Lancasters over New York. Photograph 1 is a group of airmen seated in tiered rows. It is captioned 'Beer and Hot Dogs at the Pony Races'. Photograph 2 and 3 are four airmen seated at a round table…

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Newspaper cutting with photograph showing 12 Lancasters over New York City. 'High, Wide, and Handsome. Here on goodwill mission, dozen four-engined Lancaster bombers fly over New York giving inkling of the might that was blended with U.S. warbirds to…

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Top - head and shoulders portrait of an officer wearing shirt with rank and pilot's brevet. Captioned '1915-1945'.
Middle - seven aircrew standing in line underneath the wing of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Wing Commander Powley, with crew standing in…

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A pilot with a Canadian shoulder tag in the cockpit of an aircraft.

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Wing centre section with part of fuselage on a two wheeled trailer with truck cab in front. Derby Works in the background. Submitted with caption 'Repair of Lancaster Bombers. Completed centre section ready for despatch'.

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MWarburtonW1067053-160217-03.pdf
Report of last flight of DV400; lost 27th Jan 1944,” findings of Michael Warburton’s research into the crash of ‘DV400’. Concludes that DV400 was hit by another Lancaster that had been shot down by a German night fighter and subsequently…

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Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

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Photo 1 is a pilot in great coat, captioned 'Skipper feeling happy'.
Photo 2 is an airman and a dog, captioned 'Slash and man's best friend. On the reverse - 'Frank 1 Colin 1 TAFF 1 Trace 4 Harry 6 Tex 1 Winky 1' and '15'.
Photo 3 is seven airmen…

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Photo 1 is of seven airmen, captioned 'More matured and a little elegant'. On the reverse of is 'Colin 1 Taff 1 Slash 1 Tex 1 Windy 1' and '5'.
Photo 2 is of seven airmen, captioned 'Trace and Taff got tired of standing'.
Photo 3 is of six airmen…
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