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Tags: 1 Group; 101 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Distinguished Flying Medal; FIDO; flight engineer; George VI, King of Great Britain (1936-1952); Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; navigator; Nissen hut; radar; RAF Bottesford; RAF Catfoss; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF North Luffenham; RAF St Athan; RAF Waddington; RAF Wickenby; Tiger force; Tirpitz [Kriegsmarine ship]; training; Window; wireless operator
Tags: 106 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918 – 1944); Hampden; Heavy Conversion Unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Manchester; Oxford; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranage; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Fulbeck; RAF Paignton; RAF Scampton; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Wigsley; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz [Kriegsmarine ship]; training
A letter from the King awarding Ernie Twells his Distinguished Flying Cross.
On the reverse
Servahust sh. 19'
Picture 2 Captioned 'Signatures of Survivors on back of each photo'.
A target photograph of the…
Bob Knights and seven crew wearing flying gear standing in front of…
The two starboard engines of a Lancaster viewed from inside the aircraft. In the background…
Tags: 106 Squadron; 617 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Halifax; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; Operation Catechism; Proctor; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Evanton; RAF Madley; RAF Scampton; RAF Sturgate; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; Tirpitz [Kriegsmarine ship]; Wellington; wireless operator