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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)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
On the reverse they are identified and autographed -
'Skipper AG Edgar RAF
Navigator Robert J Brooks RAAF
Air Bomber Allan J. Millard RAAF
Second is of ten individuals standing and kneeling in front of a…
Second is of small car, captioned "Crew - bus", my first car bought when on ops with 199 Sqdn.'
Third is of right-hand forward nose of a…
Photo 2 is a starboard side ground view of a Stirling Mk 1.
Photo 3 is a port/rear side ground view of a Stirling Mk 5.
Tags: 12 Squadron; 40 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Magister; Martinet; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Binbrook; RAF Kirmington; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Ternhill; RAF Upavon; RAF Wellesbourne Mountford; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wymeswold; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley
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Photo 2 is the nose of a Stirling showing the outline of a seated naked lady, captioned 'Q for Queenie'.
Photo 3 is two Stirlings having collided on the ground.
Photo 4 is…