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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Harold Ernest Wakefield wearing tunic with flight engineer's brevet.

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A large group of airmen wearing variety of uniform sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Lancaster.

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Metal half brevet with 'E'

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield having been awarded the DFC in recognition of numerous operations against the enemy. Gives some personal local and family details.

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Notes that Harold Wakefield was engaged on special duties dropping the new 1--ton bomb. Notes he had done 58 operational flights and volunteered for his third tour. Stated he was previously awarded DFC and gives some personal details. Includes b/w…

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Report on the use of new 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb. Notes effect of burst and release.

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The pilot who dropped the first 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb on Germany was awarded bar to DSO.

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Mentions Pilot Officer Harry Charles Tabony and Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield.

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States that he would not be possible for him to be a fully qualified wireless operator/air gunner for a long rime and invites him to consider an alternative as a flight engineer. Outlines flight engineer training.

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Names of crew including Harold Wakefield

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For Pilot Officer Wakefield with medical classification fit A1B(N.V.C=). Return to AGSB.

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Made out for Flight Lieutenant Wakefield for refuelling, daily inspection (airframe and engines). Stamped 617 Squadron.

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Pamphlet cover. Text title and b/w photograph of an airman wearing flying helmet and jacket sitting at engineer station in aircraft with flight engineer brevet overlaid. On the back cover RAF badge and roundel.

This item is available only at the…

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Covers: fuel system, oil system, Dowty hydraulic system (undercarriage, radiator shutters, flap circuit), electrical system (u.c system, detonator circuit, starter and feathering circuit, bomb jettison and main electrical panel switches and lights).…

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For Lancaster aircraft Avro type 683 Mk 1 and 3. Purple cover with inside front pages and contents page.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Red printed cover for air publication.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Cover has title and artwork silhouette of an Avro York. Inside b/w artwork of airborne York and contents page.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Contains notes on syllabus (airframes) Halifax including: description, alighting gear, flying controls, duties of flight engineer, cabin heating, ant-icing system, fuel system, pneumatic system, oxygen system, fire extinguisher system, dinghy and…

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Text and diagrams covering Avro York 1 C: fuel system, system selectors, hydraulics, Merlin engine data and systems, Graviner system, cabin heating, lubrication system, aircraft construction, aircraft data, carburettor, power plant, engine handling,…

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Pamphlet with b/w image of a crew round a table in low light. Wings and roundel on back cover.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

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Seven aircrew all wearing Mae West and parachute harnesses standing by, or on, a ladder in front of the starboard inner engine of a Halifax. Accompanied by note reading '51 Squadron 1943, Self, Sgt Curtis W/Op, Sgt Moronay - bomb aimer, Sgt Gracey -…

LSandlandCB19230612v1.pdf
Flying Officer C. B. Sandland’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from June 1942 to 22nd May 1946, recording training, operations, instructional and Transport Command flights to Europe, India, the Middle and Far East.
Based at: Marshall’s Flying…
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