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A Lincoln and a Varsity taken from the starboard side, looking across a barbed wire fence.

A Lincoln with an experimental nose. In the foreground a man is sitting with his back to the camera, on his left is an Alsatian dog. Behind him is a VW…

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Photograph 1 Loading a bomb into a Lancaster 'X'.
Photograph 2 Sergeant Syd Marshall at his flight engineer's position in a Lancaster.
Photograph 3 Sergeant Syd Marshall in uniform, standing with a woman.

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Side view of Lancaster R5868, being bombed up. In the foreground three trolleys full of bombs. Aircraft is under maintenance with two airmen on the wings and one in the pilot’s seat. Symbols indicating numerous operations on nose of aircraft. Four…

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Photograph 1 is of armourers with a bomb under the nose of a Lancaster X.
Photograph 2 is of an aircrew under the nose of a Lancaster. The nose displays a number of operation symbols.

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Alma Leedham grew up in London and trained as a driver in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. She served at RAF Scampton driving tractors taking bombs to the aircraft.

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Three photographs, one captioned 'Bill Maurer W.O.P.' shows him in flying kit, sitting on one of a row of bombs. The second captioned 'Y for Yoke', shows the Lancaster on its dispersal, bomb doors open, group of figures under starboard wing. Third…

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Lancaster 'N' with pilot at the controls looking out of the open cockpit window. At the nose are trolleys with bombs being prepared by seven armourers. Six aircrew wearing Mae Wests are standing behind the bomb trolley. A tractor and buildings are in…

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A Lancaster with a 4000 lb bomb on a bomb trolley underneath.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Three photographs, one shows a loaded bomb trolley with two ground personnel with four dispersed Lancasters in background. Second shows Lancaster PO-Y on it's dispersal, row of bombs on grass, two dispersed Lancasters in background. Third is a target…

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In the foreground a large number of bombs on the ground with tails removed and placed alongside. Five armourers dressed in overalls and side caps surround the bombs; two crouching working on bombs and three carrying tails towards the bombs. Above…

PCheshireGL18070009.jpg
In the front a 12000 lb bomb on a trolley is being positioned in front of a 617 Squadron Lancaster. Aircraft has open bomb bay and fuselage and starboard engines visible. An airman is standing behind the bomb centre, another is sitting on the far end…

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In the foreground a 12000 lb bomb on a trolley. An airman is visible at the left end. In the background a 617 Lancaster with a cover on the nose. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

SMarshallS1594781v10022.jpg
Photograph 1 is of a bomb being loaded into a Lancaster X.
Photograph 2 is of Syd Marshall at his engineer's position in a Lancaster.
Photograph 3 is of Syd Marshall and a woman.

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Side view of Lincoln 'RF505'. There are access ladders and bombs awaiting loading.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Close up of three bomb trolleys with bombs and carriers, armourer winching up bomb, nose and centre section of Lancaster with nose art.

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Table with weights for bombs, fuel and all up weight.Includes bomb load types for all aircraft. Sheet is laid on top of crew operation order.

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Table with headings for a/c, tare weight, petrol, bomb weight, all up weight and bomb load. Not filled in.

SChattertonJ159568v10293.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, 'WS' and 'D', 'Spare', 'T.O. AUW' and actual bomb weight for different configuration aircraft.

SChattertonJ159568v10118.jpg
One column indicating a single bomb load. Shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights. Calculations in second column.

SChattertonJ159568v10032.jpg
Single column table with a single bomb load. Shows Tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

SChattertonJ159568v10070.jpg
Five columns with second and third crossed out indicating three eventual bomb loads. Shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

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Two columns with the first crossed 'A' out indicating 'B' as the single bomb load. Shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

SChattertonJ159568v10120.jpg
Three columns indicating three bomb loads but with the middle one crossed out. Shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

SChattertonJ159568v10112.jpg
Shows two bomb loads in two columns with first column crossed out. Shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

SChattertonJ159568v10028.jpg
One column for single bomb load for all aircraft. Showing tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.
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