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A booklet issued to RAF volunteers on arrival at a Receiving Centre. It summarises what is about to happen to the volunteer.

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A booklet about becoming an air bomber. The cover features a four engined bomber and an air bomber brevet.

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

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The story of a Lancaster, NG358, LS-H. There are details of 12 operations during 1944/5. Dennis details the operations and his crew.

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The document covers an operation on Rouen on the night of 18/19 April 1944. It describes the attack and details the aircraft and pilots that took part.
Two aircraft were shot down by a Me 410 as they were landing. The crews are listed.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 113. W/C Turnbull. 427'

PCothliffKB15030048.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. Annotated is 'Posted to 420 Sqdn 23-4-4?.On the image is annotated '246 LMG. W/C Gray. 427'

PCothliffKB15030015.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 216.W/C Carling - Kelly. 427' and 'Posted 3/1/45'

PCothliffKB15030028.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above.

PCothliffKB15030005.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '199. LMG. W/C Ball 427'

PCothliffKB15030085.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 132. W/C Mitchell. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Each individual has signed the photograph.

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MWarburtonW1067053-160217-03.pdf
Report of last flight of DV400; lost 27th Jan 1944,” findings of Michael Warburton’s research into the crash of ‘DV400’. Concludes that DV400 was hit by another Lancaster that had been shot down by a German night fighter and subsequently…

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Seven aircrew standing and sitting in two rows. All wear battledress with brevet and side caps. From left to right, rear row: Sergeant Cyril Marjoram, gunner; Sergeant Douglas Richard Bacon, gunner; Flight Sergeant Tom Smith, wireless operator and…

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A list of 15 flights to and from Warsaw and aircrew. They cover from 13 Aug 1944 to 2 Nov 1944.

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Seven aircrew are on grass arranged in two rows, for standing and three crouched. Men wear various combinations of battledress and tunics, side caps and peaked caps. William Anderson is standing second from the left. Buildings are visible in the…

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Memories of an early operational sortie for Ted Neale. An hour into the flight the cover of the photoflash spinner had come off. This could have caused the flash to ignite in the aircraft and brought it down.

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Full length image of bride (wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet) and groom wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimer's brevet. Both are in centre of a group of six other adults, two ladies sitting and one young girl. One male and…

PDunbarJL1607.jpg
Eleven people with bride in wedding dress and groom (wearing uniform tunic with bomb aimer's brevet) sitting in deck chairs top left. Another man wearing suit sits to the right. Two man and two women are grouped on the right and three young girls sit…

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A description of what happened before and during and operation. The battle order was posted, the crew checked over their aircraft, the bomb load was planned, the crew received their briefing, dinner was eaten (bacon and eggs), they dressed,…

PCothliffKB15030121.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 120A. F/Sgt Stevens. 427'

PCothliffKB15030038.jpg
A copy of a photograph of seven airmen at the tail of their Halifax III, ZL-K. Each airmen and their role is identified on the caption.
A second image is a better quality photograph of the seven airmen in a row,
Two of the men have POW added to…

PCothliffKB15030017.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 140. W/O Clibbery. 427'

PCothliffKB15030060.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above.

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A photograph of the crew and an account of the night (27/28 September 1943) they were nearly shot down over Hanover. Crew names and positions are detailed as are the events of the night. One engine was on fire and this was extinguished by diving and…
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