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Side view of Halifax MZ540 PT-H parked on dispersal. Part of another aircraft in the background right. A bomb trolley and bicycles underneath the fuselage.

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An airman is guiding a bomb being winched up into a bomb bay. A bomb trolley on the right and bicycles behind.

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An armourer guiding a bomb being winched into a bomb bay. Another airman stands to the left and part of the bomb trolley is visible on the right.

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Top - painting of a Lancaster being bombed up. Captioned 'Winter of 43 somewhere in England. by David Shepherd'.
Bottom - photograph - view from above of a Lancaster with Spitfire and Hurricane on either wing over sea. Captioned 'Memorial in Flight,…

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A tractor towing two bomb trolleys with a Lancaster behind.
From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Sqd Lanc Bombing up. Bomb trolleys & Lanc'.

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Seven ground crew working on a Wellington. A bomb with a message in Polish is about to be loaded. The image is captioned 'Saint Jean de Luz'.

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PGuyanS17010007.jpg
Stirling BK784 being bombed up. There are trestles at the engines and personnel standing around or sitting on a bomb trolley.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'BK784'. Forward part of aircraft on dispersal with hangars in the…

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Thomas Jordan grew up in Hornsea. He hoped to be a pilot in the RAF but he did not pass the eyesight test. He trained as an armourer dealing with retrieving bombs from crashed aircraft, bomb disposal and transportation of bombs. On one such transport…

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Two paintings of a Lancaster from an album. In the first, by David Shepherd, the Lancaster is being readied for an operation with bombs being loaded and a fuelling truck waiting. In the second three Lancasters are taxying for take off.

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Five armourers preparing bombs under a Lancaster. Behind a second Lancaster is being prepared with two ground crew standing on the wings above the inner engines.

P78Sqn1713.jpg
View of the front of a Halifax with two bomb trolleys with general purpose bombs underneath. Four airmen are clustered round the rearmost bomb trolley. There is a gantry by the starboard inner engine. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn bombing up'.

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Two airmen stand either side of a general purpose bomb being hoisted from a trolley into the main bomb bay of a Halifax. To the left and airman pulls a bomb trolley and another stands with his back to the bomb. Two airman are at the bottom of a…

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An airman wearing tunic guides a general purpose bomb being hoisted into the bomb bay of a Halifax. Another airman is pulling another bomb trolley towards the bomb bay. On the left in the distance two officers are standing talking. Another Halifax…

P78Sqn17010016.jpg
An armourer stands guiding a general purpose bomb being hoisted from trolley into the main bomb bay of a Halifax. To the left another airman stands by a another bomb trolley with small bomb containers. A further airman stands on the port upper wing…

P78Sqn17010015.jpg
A line of bomb trolleys each with two general purpose bombs leads to the front of a Halifax. An airman sits on the rearmost trolley reading. Another group of airmen stand by the front trolleys, another two are working on top of the port wing and…

P78Sqn17010014.jpg
A line of bomb trolleys each with two general purpose bombs leads to the front of a Halifax. An airman sits on the rearmost trolley reading. Another group of airmen stand by the front trolleys, another two are working on top of the port wing and…

P78Sqn17010008.jpg
Two airman stand on a bomb trolley with small bomb containers looking up into the starboard wing bomb bay of an aircraft. two airmen stand on the left of the trolley watching.

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P78Sqn17010007.jpg
Two bomb trolleys sit underneath aircraft, one with small bomb containers and the other with a general purpose bomb Two airman are working on top of the wing, one stands under the wing bomb bay, one by the small bomb container trolley and another…

P78Sqn17010006.jpg
One airmen guiding a small bomb container, hanging on loading wires leading to under wing bomb bay. Another airman stands by bomb trolley with more small bomb containers. On top of the wing, two airmen are winching up the container while another sits…

P78Sqn17010005.jpg
Two airmen pushing, and one guiding, a bomb trolley towards the underneath of a Halifax. A airman wearing battledress with hands in pockets stands on the right watching. Another group of airman stand behind the trolley watching while a further man is…

P78Sqn17010004.jpg
Three armourers loading a small bomb container into the bomb bay of a Halifax. Two airmen wearing battledress, the one on the right with pilot's brevet look on. A bomb trolley with another small bomb container in front.

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P78Sqn17010003.jpg
On the right a nose of a Halifax. To the left bottom, two bomb trolleys, the first with small bomb containers and the second with general purpose bomb, all surrounded by eight ground personnel. Tractor behind trolleys and two other Halifax in the…

P78Sqn17010002.jpg
Six airmen working on or looking on at small bomb containers. Two other airmen stand on the left.

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Reg is sitting under the aircraft before the bombs have been loaded. From information kindly supplied by the donor. 'Harrison sitting on the bomb trolley, on a bomb canister. This was a mixed load of bombs consisting of 4000lb Cookie, several 500lb…
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