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- Tags: RAF East Moor
Tags: 158 Squadron; 19 OTU; 26 OTU; 35 Squadron; 405 Squadron; 408 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 424 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 426 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 44 Squadron; 51 Squadron; 550 Squadron; 61 Squadron; 77 Squadron; 97 Squadron; Anson; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Halifax; Hampden; killed in action; Lancaster; Operational Training Unit; RAF Balderton; RAF Croft; RAF Dishforth; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF East Moor; RAF Elvington; RAF Gransden Lodge; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Little Horwood; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Middleton St George; RAF North Killingholme; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF Snaith; RAF Syerston; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; training; Whitley
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The first image is of the port side and the second is the starboard side.
In front is a bomb on a trolley with 'Easie Squadron' chalked on.
The images have…
Tags: 1664 HCU; 242 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 432 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); flight engineer; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; Heavy Conversion Unit; Me 109; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Lyneham; RAF Nutts Corner; RAF Stoney Cross; RAF Tholthorpe; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; York
On the reverse ' 6U-I 415 Sqn NA202 East Moor' and
'RCAF Eastmoor 1945
L-R Rear [indecipherable] F/Sgt (Red) Middleton
RCAF WOP F/O (Bob) Clyde RCAF M/U
F/O McKenzie (MAC) B/A RCAF Fl/Lt…
Captain is named McCaskill on caption and McKaskill on annotation.
Photo 1 is three airmen under the nose of Halifax 'W'.
Photo 2 is one airman standing under the nose of Halifax 'W'.
Photo 3 is the nose of Halifax 'W'.
Photo 4 is nine airmen at the rear of Halifax 'W'.
Photo 5 is…
Photo 1 is an air-to-air side view of a Halifax in flight.
Photo 2 is a cloudscape.
Photo 3 and 4 are a Halifax port wing and cloudscape.
Photo 5 is a cloudscape.
Photo 6 is an airman standing under the nose of…
Tags: 120 Squadron; 1666 HCU; 206 Squadron; 210 Squadron; 42 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 47 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; flight engineer; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 7; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; RAF Abingdon; RAF Colerne; RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leconfield; RAF St Athan; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Wombleton; Shackleton; training
Tags: 104 Squadron; 158 Squadron; 4 Group; animal; B-24; Battle; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); crash; fuelling; ground crew; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; incendiary device; mechanics engine; military living conditions; military service conditions; RAF Driffield; RAF East Moor; RAF Harwell; RAF Leeming; RAF Lissett; RAF Pocklington; RAF Rufforth; runway; service vehicle; take-off crash; tractor; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 408 Squadron; 426 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; crewing up; faith; fear; flight engineer; lack of moral fibre; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; RAF Brackla; RAF Cosford; RAF East Moor; RAF Halton; RAF Lindholme; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF St Athan; recruitment; sport; training