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  • Tags: Lancaster Mk 2

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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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Note listing 1st tour crew. 'Pat Finnerty DFM, Nav C Boyes, F/E Cowling, W/O T Bellamy, B/A H Jones, M/U T J Page DFM, RG WBB, "J" was KO-J DS626 a Lancaster II with Hercules engines'.

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Top - air-to-air photograph of a Lancaster letter 'KO-J' DS626 over open countryside. The pilot was Sergeant G P Finnerty. Captioned 'Our aircraft homeward bound, after a night out. (of a different kind) 115 Squadron, March 1943'.
Bottom right -…

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Lancaster Avro type '683' Mk 1 & II, instructional course handbook, inside first pages. Name of holder Sgt E A Blake, 617 Squadron.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

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Pilot's notes for Lancaster II four Hercules VI or XVI engines.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Top - seven aircrew all wearing battledress standing in two rows. Captioned 'Geo Wilcock (Nav 1), Nobby Clarke (Nav 11), Dave Hicks (W/Op), rish Miller (pilot), Sid Loseby (R.G.), Ron Baker (M.U.G.), Allan Edwards (F.E.)'. Titled 'Warboys Huntingdon…

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

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Four silhouettes and three photographs.
#1 is a port side silhouette of a Lancaster I.
#2 is an underside silhouette of a Lancaster I.
#3 is an underside silhouette of a Lancaster II.
#4 is a frontal silhouette of a Lancaster I.
#5 is a…

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A description of an operation over Berlin when the crew had to travel with all their personal kit because they were transferring to a new airfield.

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Two images of airmen on parade. The king and a group of officers are presenting awards to airmen. Behind are Lancaster Mk 2s and Halifaxes.
The second image is annotated 'PL-31688'.

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Three airmen standing under the damaged section of the starboard wing of a Lancaster Mk 2. A pilot is standing with his hands in his pockets.

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Lancaster Mk 2 'Z' being refuelled. A ground crew airman is up a ladder partly obscuring the nose art, a cartoon of a running skeleton with 'Zombie'. It is annotated 'PL29074'.

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A Lancaster landing, seen from the front. It is annotated 'PL28592'.

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Five ground crew at work on a Lancaster Mk 2. Two are on the wings refuelling. There is an oil bowser and petrol bowser in the foreground.

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A Lancaster seen from the front. In front is a RAF Fordson Sussex 3 ton crew lorry with seven airmen.
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