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- Tags: control tower
Bottom right - an Oxford parked on airfield with fuel bowser in front. Behind left a control tower. Captioned 'Penhold, Oct 1942'.
Bombing and Gunnery Flights
Photo 1 and 2 are lines of Battles.
Photo 3 is a port side view of a Battle with the control tower behind.
Photo 4 is a starboard side view of a Cessna Bobcat'.
Tags: air gunner; aircrew; Battle; bomb aimer; control tower; training
Control tower, crashed aircraft and fire practice
Photograph 3 and 4 are of the remains of crashed aircraft.
Photograph 5 is of a man in a shirt and tie with a hose laying out foam from a hose.
Photograph 6 is of the same man being…
Tags: control tower; firefighting
Daphne Brownlie Interview
She tells of the hours she and her colleagues worked and also what life was like on the base, including her…
Don Falgate in control tower
Tags: control tower; mess; RAF Elsham Wolds
Five Canadian Tiger Moths lined up on airfield
Tags: aircrew; control tower; pilot; Tiger Moth; training
Tags: control tower
Ghosts will be laid to rest
Henry Pollock at North Luffenham Control Tower
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.…
Inside Binbrook control tower
Photograph 2 is of an airman with a very pistol raised.
Photograph 3 is of an airwoman is working at a desk, with an airman standing behind her. On the wall is a map of Great Britain and an airfield…
Interview with Arthur Atkins
Interview with Dennis Brett
Interview with F N Larard
Interview with Jean Smith
Tags: aircrew; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); control caravan; control tower; crash; flight engineer; ground personnel; love and romance; memorial; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; perception of bombing war; RAF Lichfield; runway; service vehicle; Stirling; superstition; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Interview with Margaret Hourigan
Tags: 44 Squadron; 463 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 61 Squadron; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); control caravan; control tower; Cook’s tour; entertainment; faith; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); ground personnel; lack of moral fibre; memorial; military ethos; military living conditions; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operations room; perimeter track; radar; RAF Bardney; RAF Bentley Priory; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Waddington; runway; service vehicle; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Interview with Margaret Saint
Interview with Mary Ward. One
Tags: aircrew; bombing; briefing; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); control tower; coping mechanism; debriefing; fear; final resting place; Gee; ground personnel; killed in action; lack of moral fibre; love and romance; mess; military living conditions; operations room; RAF Driffield; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Melksham; RAF Pocklington; RAF Shawbury; RAF Silverstone; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Interview with Maureen and Sidney Stevens
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
Interview with Rusty Waughman. Two
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); briefing; C-47; control tower; coping mechanism; crewing up; dispersal; entertainment; faith; fear; FIDO; forced landing; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; heavy conversion unit; heirloom; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; love and romance; Me 109; mid-air collision; military living conditions; military service conditions; nose art; operational training unit; Oxford; perimeter track; pilot; promotion; RAF Abingdon; RAF Blyton; RAF hospital Matlock; RAF Ludford Magna; recruitment; sanitation; Stearman; superstition; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Karachi, New Delhi and southern India
Top right - in the foreground a single storey building with three two storey building behind. Captioned 'Officer's mess and quarters, Mauripur airport,…
Tags: control tower; Raf Mauripur
Tags: air gunner; aircrew; control tower; Lincoln
Loose on the wind
Tags: 1 Group; 12 Squadron; 4 Group; 578 Squadron; 78 Squadron; air gunner; Air Transport Auxiliary; aircrew; animal; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; arts and crafts; B-17; B-24; bale out; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); control tower; crash; crewing up; Defiant; faith; fear; final resting place; flight engineer; flight mechanic; forced landing; Fw 190; Gee; Gneisenau; grief; ground crew; ground personnel; Guinea Pig Club; H2S; Halifax; Hampden; Harvard; In the event of my death letter; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; love and romance; Lysander; Manchester; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); medical officer; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; observer; operations room; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Bawtry; RAF Binbrook; RAF Breighton; RAF Finningley; RAF Halton; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Kemble; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF St Athan; RAF Sywell; RAF Torquay; RAF Tuddenham; Scharnhorst; shot down; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Window; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Marion Clarke Interview
Tags: control tower; hangar; Oxford