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#2 is 12 men and women from the SSQ staff.
#3 is 12 men and women in front of trucks, captioned 'Staff'.
#4 is a red and white control caravan.
#5 is an ambulance.
#6 is a Nissen hut…
Bottom right - an Oxford parked on airfield with fuel bowser in front. Behind left a control tower. Captioned 'Penhold, Oct 1942'.
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Photo 1 has three airmen working with Henry holding a phone. On the reverse is 'N Luff'.
Photo 2 has Henry on a telephone with a second behind. On the reverse '1950s N.…
Tags: 1661 HCU; 49 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Watten V-2 site (19 June 1944); control caravan; control tower; Cook’s tour; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Me 109; mid-air collision; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Normandy deception operations (5/6 June 1944); Operational Training Unit; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; service vehicle; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; V-weapon; Wellington; Window
Tags: control tower
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; civil defence; control tower; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; Gee; gremlin; ground personnel; H2S; incendiary device; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Scampton; rivalry; sport; training; wireless operator
Tags: 57 Squadron; 617 Squadron; Air Raid Precautions; aircrew; bombing; civil defence; control tower; crewing up; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); ground personnel; Heavy Conversion Unit; home front; Lancaster; love and romance; Manchester; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Scampton; RAF Wigsley; training; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force