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- Tags: Stirling
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Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Terry Ford at the controls of a Stirling, captioned 'Myself landing a Stirling III at Con unit, Chedburgh'.
Photo 2 is Harry in the rear turret of a Stirling, captioned 'Harry…
Photo 1 is Terry Ford landing a Stirling.
Photo 2 is a a view to the front as the aircraft is landing.
Photo 3 is a Stirling's starboard engines during a corkscrew manoeuvre.
Photo 4 is a Hurricane breaking off an…
He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
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