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- Tags: RAF Binbrook
Tags: 10 Squadron; 462 Squadron; 51 Squadron; 614 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Cook’s tour; flight engineer; Gneisenau; Halifax; Harrow; Lancaster; Lincoln; Magister; Me 110; Meteor; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; RAF Binbrook; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Henlow; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Medmenham; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Scampton; RAF Snaith; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Swanton Morley; Scharnhorst; tactical support for Normandy troops; Tirpitz; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 100 Squadron; 12 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 626 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; Hampden; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Magister; mine laying; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Finningley; RAF Grimsby; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Wickenby; training; Wellington
Photograph 2 is a three quarters portrait of James Wrigley in a sidcot flying suit, captioned 'Yatesbury 1941'.
Photograph 3 is a wedding party…
Photograph 2 is of 460 Squadron's crest.
Photograph 3 is of a Lancaster in the air, close to the ground.
Photograph 4 is of the pilot in the cockpit of a Lancaster, captioned 'Lancaster…
Photograph 2 is of the interior of a chapel. Captioned 'Binbrook chapel of rest'.
Photographs 3, 5 and 6 are of two airmen standing next to large stockpiles of medium capacity bombs.
Photograph 2 is of an airman with a very pistol raised.
Photograph 3 is of an airwoman is working at a desk, with an airman standing behind her. On the wall is a map of Great Britain and an airfield…
Tags: 156 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 467 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; bomb struck; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); briefing; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; Lancaster; military ethos; Pathfinders; RAF Binbrook; RAF Coningsby; RAF Waddington; Stirling; target indicator; training; V-1; V-weapon; Window
Tags: 460 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Cook’s tour; final resting place; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Me 262; memorial; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); perception of bombing war; pilot; RAF Binbrook; shot down; Tiger force; training
Tags: aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; Beaufighter; Blenheim; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; entertainment; ground personnel; Hurricane; Lancaster; Manchester; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Binbrook; RAF Kinloss; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; the long march; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force