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- Tags: RAF Tholthorpe
Tags: 420 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Cook’s tour; flight engineer; forced landing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Wombleton; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
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On the reverse -
'This is the only photo of our crew with Ground Crew standing, 2nd from left
Doug Moe Mid-upper
Barry Ashbee F/E
Ray Irwin B.A.
Bill Lynn W.A.G.
Russ McKay Pilot
On the reverse 'MZ454 KW-S of 425 Sqn Tholthorpe Taken Nov 44.
This aircraft crashed after take off on ops 5/3/44 [sic incorrect date,…
On the reverse
L to R
Self (E) Lalond (MU. G)
Alarle (Rear G)
Photo Reg [indecipherable]'
Photo 1 is an oblique taken in the 1970s. Information supplied with the collection states 'The disused Tholthorpe airfield in the 1970s looking towards the west. The…
Information supplied with the collection…
Information supplied with the collection states 'The crew in the Autumn of 1943, at Tholthorpe; Standing left to right Bomb…
Photo 1 is a target aerial photograph with areas to be bombed. Tunnel entrances, constructions, excavations, railway and a landing quay are marked.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the…
Information supplied with the collection states 'Croft 10 December 1943. WAAFs wave farewell to the…
Tags: RAF Tholthorpe
The caption reads '1962 TLP 5-8-44 // 8" 15000 --> 117° 1315:30 St Leu d'Esserent A(9x1000)(4x500)f30sec P/O Johnston "A" 420'
The second image is identical.