Browse Items (133 total)

  • Tags: RAF Mepal

MFordTA1585520-170411-18.jpg
A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

SHookKG195765v10019.jpg
Hand written note, 3 Group R.A.F. Waterbeach Base - (5 miles Cambridge). Satellites = Mepal - Nr Ely, Witchford - Nr Ely.

PFordTA17040017.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Reg Weedon, Navigator.
Photo 2 is Harry Fitzwater, Rear Gunner.
Photo 3 is Eddy Muller, Flight Engineer.
They are all in flying kit and positioned with their left foot on the the rear access ladder of a…

SHookKG195765v10094.jpg
Three copies of the same photograph,one has the reverse which has a copy of the citation for Ken's DFM. One has the captions, '74 Sq Mepal by Richard Dimbleby', 'Subject 7th from right'. photograph shows a number of aircrew in flying gear and with…

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…

SHookKG195765v10001.jpg
A number of individuals eating at trestle tables, sitting on folding chairs in Nissan type building, stove in foreground. Notes refer to photograph, Richard Dimbleby photographs, subject leaning back at L.H. table.
Second is a photograph of a group…

PFordTA17040022.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is 14 aircraft over Mepal after an operation to Le Havre.
Photo 2 is Terry Ford at the ladder at the rear of his Lancaster.
Photo 3 is 15 Lancasters breaking formation to land at Mepal.
Photo 4 is six…

PFordTA17030003.jpg
Vertical aerial photograph of Alvis, at Montvilliers, Le Havre. The centre section of the image is obscured by explosions. Annotated '1652 MEP 10/13.9.44// 8” 11,000 [arrow] 132[degrees] 1737 ALVIS 4. N.11x1000, 4x500 C.28 SECS. F/O FORD. Y.75'.

EAeroMepBainID430824-0001.jpg
Telegram informing Isabel that Andrew failed to return from operations on 24 August 1943.

MBainA658930-180723-04.jpg
Handwritten list of the crew:

'Date 23rd Aug 1943
Target Berlin
A/C Stirling III EE 5938'X'
Capt WO Fear T,
Nav Sgt Ruddy G.H.
AB Sgt Bain A,
W,Op Sgt Woolcott, D.G,
FE Sgt Munro C,
M.U. Sgt Holmes J.A.C, (Can),
R.Gnr F S Davidson…

The Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book for Andrew Bain <br />
Covers the period from 26 June 1942 until August 1943. In June 1946 stamped by the RAF Central Depository ‘Death Presumed’. He qualified as an air gunner on the 31 October 1942 and as an observer on the 9 October 1942. He identifies his flying…

PFordTA17030011.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Bonn during an operation. The river Rhine is seen through the centre of the image. There are bomb explosions along the river with some cloud and shadow nearby. The majority is very clear, detailing the Kennedy bridge…

PFordTA17030005.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Calais. The canal, Canal des Pierrettes, is visible and runs left to right, parallel to Rue Hoche and a marshalling yard. The yard services Les Fontinettes train station. Annotated '1810 MEP 27.9.44// 8” 5,500…

PFordTA1707.jpg
A cartoon of Terry Ford phoning RAF Mepal from a phone box in Norfolk after a delayed action bomb exploded on his aircraft.
Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

PFordTA17030015.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Cologne during a daytime operation. Very little detail of the ground is visible. There are some bomb explosions. Annotated '2377 MEP 27.11.44//8” 19,500. 125[degrees] 1505 COLOGNE QI IHC 4000 IN…

SHookKG195765v10074-0001.jpg
Note is to their son Iain suggesting that he might like to keep the recollections and reflections that she has produced.

Tags:

PFordTA17030007.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Dortmund during an operation at night. No detail on the ground is visible and half the image is obscured by anti-aircraft fire. Annotated '1863 MEP 6/7.10.44// NT. 8” 21,000 [arrow] 310[degrees] 2030 DORTMUND. N. 1…

PFordTA17040001.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is three or four aircraft turning to port after bombing Dortmund. Aircraft shadows confuse the numbers involved.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of the marshalling yards at Nordfalk, Cologne.
Photo…

PRobinsonS18010008.jpg
Target photograph of Dresden. No ground details are visible but the glare from fires on the ground are visible through the smoke. There are some bright spots and trails of light on the right. It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2914. MEP.…

PRobinsonS18010003.jpg
A target photograph of Duisburg. Cloud or smoke obscures the ground and there are several light trails in the centre of the photograph.
It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2809 MEP. 22/23.1.45//NT(C)8" 19,000' 112º 2009 DUISBERG [sic]. Z…

PJolliffeFSW17100005.jpg
Target photograph taken on an operation to Duisberg. Left hand side is obscured by smoke or cloud and several bomb explosions can be seen. The Rhine river runs across the image, just below half height and there is built up area towards top of…
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2