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- Tags: RAF Stradishall
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Photos 1, 2 and 3 are air to air photographs of two Dominies, captioned 'RAF Stradishall, Norfolk, 1971. Summer Camp. Dominie aircraft of No 1 Air Navigation School'.
Photo 4 is a Slingsby Cadet glider of the Air…
Photo 2 is a group of eight air gunners arranged in front of a Lancaster.
Photos 3, 4 and 5 are close ups of frozen vegetation.
They are captioned 'Met Office photos'.
Bottom is the rear of an air-to air view of a Lancaster captioned 'Lancaster EM-A in which we flew on…
Also included are a pass out and an invitation to a dance at RAF Stradishall.
The second is a group of 20 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 138 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 166 Squadron; Absent Without Leave; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb dump; demobilisation; final resting place; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); ground personnel; Lancaster; medical officer; memorial; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Stradishall; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wyton; Special Operations Executive; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 514 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); ground crew; ground personnel; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 2; RAF Brackla; RAF Cardington; RAF Feltwell; RAF Halton; RAF Henlow; RAF Stradishall; RAF Swinderby; RAF Ternhill; RAF Waterbeach; RAF West Freugh; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-2; V-weapon; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 622 Squadron; 7 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Oboe; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Cardington; RAF Cosford; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Oakington; RAF Padgate; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Warboys; Spitfire; Stirling; training; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force