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Bill Barfoot was born in Newcastle upon Tyne. On joining the Air Force, he trained as a wireless operator but remustered as aircrew. He trained as a navigator in South Africa. He flew operations with 296 Squadron supplying the French and Norwegian…

RAF Earls Colne was in Essex located three miles west of Halstead near Braintree in Essex. Construction began in September 1941 on land requisitioned from the Marks Hall Estate. It was built with three main runways with 36 hard standings and was…

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Air to air view of a Halifax Mk 3 towing a Horsa over a built up area set in a rural landscape. Captioned '6002. AC19 Earls Colne 24 Mar.45// K20. 6 1/2'. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality…

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Aerial inclined photograph of Rockall islet. Captioned: '6012. AC26. Earls Colne 10 Apr’45//K20 6 1/2'.

The description of this item is partially based on information provided by the donor. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already…

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Aerial inclined photograph of a large headland jutting out into sea. Captioned '6002 AC18 Earls Colne. 24 Mar 1945//K20 6 1/2'. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.
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