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  • Tags: Victoria Cross

Head and shoulders portrait of Leslie Thomas Manser wearing tunic and peaked cap. Captioned 'F/O Leslie Thomas Manser, V.C. RAFVR (Deceased), No 50 Sqdn. - Avro Manchester --- Cologne (mass raid) --- May 30, 1942'.

The MAN Diesel engine manufacturing workshops were attacked in daylight after a 1000 mile flight over enemy territory. The aim of the operation was to reduce the supply of U-boat engines and to test the capabilities of the new Lancaster
Of the six…

The targets were V-1 storage sites in the Bois de Cassan area of France. Squadron Leader Ian Willoughby Bazalgette of 635 Squadron won a posthumous Victoria Cross for remaining at the controls of his Lancaster which had been hit by anti-aircraft fire…

Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Pilot Officer Godfrey from 3 of February 1941 to 25 of September 1945 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Aircraft flown were Dominie, Proctor, Wellington, Hampden,…

Details about the operation on the MAN u-boat engine factory in Augsburg and the decorations awarded to the crew members.

Head and shoulders portrait of Squadron Leader John Dering Nettleton VC.

Information on all Royal Air Commands, Commonwealth and Allied air forces, the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. Lists and images or aircraft. List of principal engines, technical terms and aircraft instruments. Ranks of services and badges of the Royal…

A Lancaster flies over the explosion of an Upkeep bouncing bomb against a dam. A second aircraft has been hit by anti-aircraft fire and is plunging towards the water, engulfed in flames and smoke. A third Lancaster is visible on the right with a bomb…
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