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This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.
Identification kindly provided by Gianluca Mazzanti of the Archeologi dell’Aria research group.
Tags: bomb dump
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 627 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bomb dump; bombing; bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Siracourt V-weapon site (25 June 1944); bombing of the Watten V-2 site (19 June 1944); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); pilot; radar; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Scampton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; rivalry; service vehicle; tactical support for Normandy troops; tractor; training; wireless operator
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.
Photographs 2 and 3 are of a group of airmen watching a 4000 lb bomb being lifted on slings. Captioned '1000 lb…
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
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