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PHarrisonRW21040014.jpg
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!'

PHarrisonRW21040016.jpg
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'.

PFOMetheringhamAF19040052.jpg
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: ?,…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040017.jpg
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…

PHastieEH2002.jpg
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…

PFordTA17110062.pdf
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…

PFordTA17110056.pdf
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…

PFordTA17060004.jpg
The group of seven are standing in front of a Nissen hut.

PFordTA17040008.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a target photograph of Emmerich. The river Rhein is visible but no ground detail.
Photo 2 and 3 are Terry and Eddy at the controls on the way home from the Emmerich raid.
Photo 4 is six airmen and a WAAF…

PFordTA17040002.jpg
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…

EHudsonJDHudsonP-HE440115-0003.jpg
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.…

PLawsonHA16010008.jpg
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…

PEvansD17030051.jpg
Three views of the port side of a Lancaster taking off.

PCoxOV2003.jpg
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…

PBeasleyDG1714.jpg
Four images:
1. Three airman, two shirtless and one in swimming trunks, using a stirrup pump and fire buckets outside a nissen hut. Caption unreadable.
2. Two airmen (shirtless) washing down nissen hut with hose. Caption '.. AT 76 SQDN'.
3. Three…

BHopgoodPMHopgoodPDv1.pdf
The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

PHazeldenePV1709.jpg
Nine airmen, including Peter Hazeldene, arranged in two rows in front of a Nissen hut. Each airman has his surname written on.

PSearleROJ17060013.jpg
Eight photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two airmen standing in a grassy area.
Photo 2 is two airmen in a field.
Photo 3 is an airman standing with his hands in his pockets.
Photo 4 is three airmen on a bridge over the Ouse at York.
Photo 5…

PSearleROJ17050011.jpg
An airman standing at ease outside a Nissen hut.

PSearleROJ17050007.jpg
An airman kneeling in the grass with a small donkey. Behind is a Nissen hut.

PSearleROJ17050006.jpg
An airman in uniform standing in front of a Nissen hut. His eyes are closed and his arms are behind his back.

PPriceF1703.jpg
The six airmen are arranged in two rows with the front row being seated. Behind are nissen huts. It is captioned -
'N.11. Boxall. N.11 Clayton. N.11.Watts.
Flg. Off. Gillette. Flt. Lt. Haines. Flt.Lt. Bray.
LEC/GA/119 2 Feb 1950 No 29 BI Course'.
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