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Nine airmen, including Jack leaning against a Nissen hut.

Shows a WAAF barrack hut with women sitting on their beds reading or sewing. Captioned 'R.A.F. Binbrook Lanc hut 2'.

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Shows the interior of a barrack room, some of the beds made up
some broken down showing the mattress biscuits and blankets. Note the coal stove, and the clothing on hangers and the lino floor with small bedside mats. Captioned 'Binbrook Lanc Hut…

A WAAF full length, standing alongside a large tree, Nissen hut in background.

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Two aircrew standing on the grass between rows of Nissen huts. From information kindly supplied by the donor, 'Harrison and his mid u gunner Content. Taken at Croft summer of 1944. Those Nisson (sic) huts were cold in the winter!'

Two aircrew officers, upper torso, posed with Nissen huts and bicycles behind them, airfield background. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'L to R Maurice Content & Bob Hooker, 1944 Croft'.

Three airmen, two wearing parachute harnesses, two smoking cigarettes, standing by the starboard tail fin of a bomber aircraft. In the background Nissen huts. Submitted with description 'Photo of 3 airmen standing by a Lancaster. Left to right: ?,…

Top rear quarter view of a parked Lancaster with buildings in the background. Submitted with description 'Unidentified 1668 HCU Lancaster J9-L at RAF Metheringham May or June 1944. This aircraft may be either PB437 or PB487, both of which were known…

A group of six airmen including Eddy posed in front of Nissen huts. On the reverse
'Back Row
Far Left Sgt P Keenan Pilot
Centre Sgt JH Thomas Fl Eng
Far Right Sgt ?

Front Row
Far Left Sgt ?
Centre Sgt EH Hastie Mid Upper Air…

A Nissen hut in the snow at Benbecula.

Photograph of the end of a Nissen hut, surrounded by grass trees in the background. On the reverse 'Wallace'.


Aircrew standing in front of a Nissen hut with three bicycles, trees in the background, on the reverse 'Left to right Ron Thompson, Bob Goddard, Jimmy Grantham, "Steve" Stevens, Wilf Clutton, taken at Blickling Hall July 1943'.

Aircrewman standing on grass. Nissen huts and trees in the background. On the reverse captioned 'Bob Goddard'.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Lancaster going down in flames, captioned 'Photo taken by Chappie of kite going down in flames over Osterfield (Rhur) probably Mac's ht 18,000' '
Photo 2 is Terry, crew and a WAAF outside a Nissen…

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman at the ladder at the rear of a Lancaster, captioned 'D_-Day 50th Anniversary Who is This?'
Photo 2 is Terry Ford's crew standing in front of a Nissen hut, captioned 'Paddy Glover Reg Chappie…

The group of seven are standing in front of a Nissen hut.

Four photographs from an album. Photo 1 is a target photograph of Emmerich. The river Rhine is visible but no ground detail. Photo 2 and 3 are Terry and Eddy at the controls on the way home from the Emmerich operation. Photo 4 is six airmen and a…

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is 13 Lancasters in flight over RAF Mepal.
Photo 2 is a frosty tree beside Terry's hut.
Photo 3 is Terry and his crew standing in front of a Nissen hut. In the caption each individual is named, as is their…

Acknowledges receipt of letter and glad mother is feeling better. Proposes numbering his letters, this is number 1. Writes of news of crew and other gossip. Continues letter at later time and says he is in better spirits than the last time he wrote.…

Nine images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is seven airmen standing in front of a Halifax.
Photo 2 is five airmen sitting and crouched on grass.
Photo 3 is an airman inside an aircraft.
Photo 4 is five airmen standing in front of a Nissen…

Three views of the port side of a Lancaster taking off.

Owen Cox went to a grammar school in York and joined the Home Guard when the war started. At 18 he joined the Royal Air Force, although his parents were not keen. His initial trade was ground wireless operator (Morse), waiting to attend a gunnery…
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