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- Tags: RAF St Mawgan
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A magazine cutting January 1957 reports the last operational Lancaster flight.
A cutting of a letter suggesting that the Lancaster should be preserved…
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Photo 3 is a postcard of the Marseilles Stock Exchange.
Photo 4 is F/O TC Walsh with Lancasters in the background.
Photo 5 is an airmen sitting on a wall by the sea. He is identified as F/Lt…
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Tags: 101 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 199 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-17; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Cook’s tour; Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; navigator; operational training unit; RAF Blyton; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hixon; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lichfield; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF North Creake; RAF Shawbury; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Watton; RAF Wellesbourne Mountford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wymeswold; Shackleton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Photograph 2 is five airmen standing at the rear door of their Lancaster. It is captioned '(we pose in front of aircraft…
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…
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Tags: 207 Squadron; 220 Squadron; 58 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; animal; anti-aircraft fire; Cook’s tour; Distinguished Flying Cross; fear; Harvard; Lancaster; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; pilot; promotion; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Driffield; RAF Kinloss; RAF Langar; RAF Morton Hall; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Pocklington; RAF Spilsby; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Ternhill; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Winthorpe; Shackleton; sport; Tiger Moth; Whitley; wireless operator
Top - newspaper cutting the 'Last Take-off - RAF says goodbye to "the Lanc"' with photograph of airborne Lancaster. Describes how last Lancaster made last operational flight - a tour of Coastal Command…