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Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb dump; bomb struck; bombing; crewing up; faith; forced landing; Home Guard; Lancaster; mid-air collision; nose art; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; training; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb dump; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bouncing bomb; flight engineer; Halifax; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; pilot; RAF Bridlington; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; training; V-1; V-weapon; wireless operator
He signed up for the Royal Air Force at the age of 18 in December 1941 and was…
Tags: 170 Squadron; 582 Squadron; bomb dump; Cook’s tour; coping mechanism; crewing up; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; love and romance; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Peplow; sanitation; training; Wellington
Tags: 57 Squadron; 617 Squadron; animal; bomb dump; bomb trolley; bombing up; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); ground personnel; hangar; Lancaster; love and romance; Manchester; military living conditions; military service conditions; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Scampton; service vehicle; tractor; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: bomb dump; bombing; FIDO; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); ground personnel; home front; meteorological officer; military living conditions; Nissen hut; perception of bombing war; radar; RAF Bottesford; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Langar; RAF Spilsby; shelter; Window; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bomb dump; bombing; Caterpillar Club; home front; killed in action; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Coningsby; RAF Padgate; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodbridge; runway; Stirling; Tiger force; Wellington
Tags: 109 Squadron; 138 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 166 Squadron; Absent Without Leave; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb dump; demobilisation; final resting place; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); ground personnel; Lancaster; medical officer; memorial; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Stradishall; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wyton; Special Operations Executive; training; Wellington; Whitley
Photographs 2 and 3 are of a group of airmen watching a 4000 lb bomb being lifted on slings. Captioned '1000 lb…
Photograph 2 is of the interior of a chapel. Captioned 'Binbrook chapel of rest'.
Photographs 3, 5 and 6 are of two airmen standing next to large stockpiles of medium capacity bombs.