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Sergeants' Mess Christmas 1944 Menu, RAF Wick

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A Christmas Card signed by Pete 'Mid Upper here'. In it is described a raid on Politz on 21.12.44 and diverted to RAF Milltown due fog. Then on 22.12.44 he flew to RAF Wick to pick up a crew that had crashed there. There are several signatures.

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Reg Lunn was living in Fulham and working as an apprentice printer when he volunteered for the RAF. He had wanted to be aircrew but he was colour blind and so failed the medical. He joined as an engine fitter and was posted to 48 Squadron at RAF…

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A Lancaster with one wheel on a low embankment. The port outer propeller has been damaged. It is captioned 'A 297G Lancaster III Emergency Landing Wick 22.12.44'.

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A description of what happened to a lost Lancaster, short of fuel that was guided into RAF Wick and landed safely. Annotated 'F/L Crocker 1989'.
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