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Group photograph of the A V Roe civilian staff who serviced Lancasters at RAF Wickenby. In a grass field with buildings in the background, sixteen men are arranged in two rows, one standing, one kneeling. Some wear overalls, one or two are in suits;…

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Arthur Loudon was born and raised in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. He talks about his early life, jobs and family, before he enlisted in 1943, aged nineteen, into the Royal Australian Air Force. He was trained as a navigator at various…

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Harold Beech was born in 1933 in Middle Rasen and grew up on a farm. During his youth he lived near several airfields. His grandmother befriended an aircrew and in this interview Harold recounts another encounter with the crew involving lemonade…

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Harold Beech could see the activity of several airfields and witnessed stricken aircraft flying back to stations near his home. He also witnessed a crash and describes how he hid in a Lancaster, with the help of the engineer who was billeted with his…

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Stephen Granville Bacon was shot down and became a prisoner of war in Stalag VIIIB. He made several escape attempts.

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Thomas Carroll grew up in Yorkshire and became a cashier for a mining company. He joined the Royal Air Force and flew operations as a flight engineer with 100 and 626 Squadrons. After the war, he retrained as an air traffic control officer in Germany…

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John Cox grew up in Lincolnshire and worked in banking before he joined the Royal Air Force. After training as a pilot in the United States, he served as an instructor for almost three years. He flew 20 operations as a pilot with 626 Squadron,from…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Rouen. No ground detail visible, most of the image is obscured by flares or anti-aircraft fire. Captioned ‘5B 5B’and ‘647 Wky 18/19-4-44 //NT 8” 8000’ [arrow] 026° 0027 Rouen S 11x1000 4x500 19secs F/S…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Karlsruhe. The image is largely obscured by cloud or fires and no detail is visible. Captioned ‘735 WKY 24/25’4’44 //NT 8” 22000 [arrow] 276 0035 Karlsruhe B 6 X 2000 31 secs P/O L’Estrange B12’.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Aulnoye. The image is largely obscured by cloud or fires and anti-aircraft fire. The bottom half has roads and an urban area surrounded by fields. Captioned ‘608 WKY 10/11.4.44 //NT 8” 9000 [arrow] 030° 0221 …

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Vertical aerial photograph of Nuremberg. The image is totally obscured by cloud or fires and anti-aircraft fire. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and ‘[indecipherable] WKY 30/31-3-44 //NT 8” 22000 [arrow] 175° 01.15 Nurnburg Z 1 x 4000 16x30 31…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Frankfurt. The image is totally obscured by cloud or fires and anti-aircraft fire. Captioned ‘4B 4B' and ‘481 WKY 22/23-3-44 //NT 8” 21000 [arrow] 177° 21.57 Frankfurt Y 1 x 4000.12 & 4.11x30 31 secs F/S…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Rouen. Street patterns are visible but most of the image is obscured by flares or anti-aircraft fire. Captioned at top right ‘4B 4B’. Captioned along the bottom ‘[undecipherable] Wky 18/19-4-44 //NT 8” 8400’…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Mailly-le-Camp. Street patterns are visible but most of the image is obscured. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and ‘831 WKY 3/4.5.44 // NT 8” 9000’ [arrow] 208° 0030 Mailly-le-Camp P 1 x 4000 16 x 500 17secs P/O…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Mailly-le-Camp. Most of the image is obscured by clouds and smoke. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and '841 WKY 3/4.5.44 // NT 8” 7000’ [arrow] 220° 0030 1/2 Mailly-le-Camp Y 1 x 4000 16 x 500 17secs P/O Rollin …

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Vertical aerial photograph of Aachen. The ground is obscured by bombs, smoke and anti-aircraft fire. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and '624 WKY 11/12-4-44 // NT 8” 21000’ [arrow] 070° 22.46 Aachen L 11 x 1000 3 x 500 29secs P/O Black J12’

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Vertical aerial photograph of Friedrichshafen. Entire image is obscured by smoke, clouds and anti-aircraft fire. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and '800 WKY 27/28-4-44 // NT 8” 20000’ [arrow] 116° 02.09 Friedrichshaven W 1 x 1000 1 x 500 8 x 30…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Rouen. Street pattern just visible but most of the image is obscured by bombs, smoke and anti-aircraft fire. Captioned at top right ‘4B 4B’. Captioned '[undecipherable] WKY 18/19.4.44 // NT 8” 10000’ [arrow]…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Mailly-le-Camp. All of the image is obscured by bombs and smoke. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and 'WKY 3/4.5.44 // NT 8” 7500’ [arrow] 228° 0028 Mailly-le-Camp X 1 x 4000 16 x 500 17secs P/O Farfan K12’.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Mailly-le-Camp. Most of the image is obscured by bombs and smoke. Some roads and the camp can be seen. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and '835 WKY 3/4.5.44 // NT 8” 8000’ [arrow] 208° 0028 Mailly-le-Camp X 1 x 4000…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Mailly-le-Camp. Most of the image is obscured by anti-aircraft fire. Some roads and fields can be seen. Captioned at top right ‘4B 4B’. Captioned along the bottom ‘‘848 WKY 3/4.5.44 // NT 8” 8000’ [arrow]…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Friedrichshafen. Most of the image is obscured by smoke, clouds and anti-aircraft fire. Near the centre a regular street pattern is visible. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and '797 WKY 27/28-4-44 // NT 8” 18000’ [arrow]…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Mailly-le-Camp. Nothing on the image is very clear, on the left cloud or smoke. Fields and bomb burst elsewhere. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and '840 WKY 3/4.5.44 // NT 8” 6000’ [arrow] 195° 0036 Mailly-le-Camp X…
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