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Shows Lancaster having bounced along runway after landing leavening bits of aircraft behind. The mid-upper turret has bounced out of aircraft and one aircrew is hanging underneath it. Another's persons legs can be seen protruding from front lower…

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A very short memoir of N G Prescott, a wireless operator with 12 Squadron. He completed eight operations but on his ninth he was reported missing at Munich.

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The letter expresses regret and sympathy on the loss of his son in a flying accident.

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Top right - rear quarter view of an AT6 with foreword starboard fuselage panels removed. Bent propeller to right, A man wearing flying jacket stands behind starboard wing root. In the background trees and a hut. Captioned 'No Doc Did''nt [sic] do…

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Top left - a man wearing overalls standing on the port wing by the cockpit of a Harvard. The aircraft number part 'B-5' is visible
Bottom right - mangled wreckage, probably unidentified aircraft. In the background corrugated wall with window on…

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an Oxford on its nose, captioned 'An Oxford visits us'.
Photo 2 and 3 are a Harvard, AJ943, upside down, captioned '-and John got out & walked away'.
Photo 4 is a Harvard upside down, captioned 'Digger…

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The letter contains news from Bagotville.

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A side view of two crashed aircraft. The first aircraft has damage to the rea and the second, an Anson, has been damaged at the front. On the reverse 'Dickie Reid shows the Canadians what the RAF can do!! SFTS 42'.
A second image of the accident…

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An Avro Lincoln RA682 that has swung on landing and the undercarriage collapsed. The propellers are all showing damage. It is annotated 'SCM 2780/G Crashed Aircraft 24.4.51'.

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A biography of Arthur Pritchard written by his daughter. It covers his training, operations and the night he was shot down. Despite speaking no French he was assisted to a hideout in Paris where he remained until Paris was liberated in August 1944.

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Two newspaper cuttings from a photo album.
Item 1 is a cutting that describes the award of a DFC to Homer Lawson.
Item 2 is a cutting that describes the shooting down of a Ju-88 by Homer Lawson's Halifax.

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A Lancaster port wing. It has landed wheels up and has been on fire. Two men are on the wing with extinguishers. There is a hole in the wing and one of the propeller blades is bent forward. Three airmen are standing close by on the ground which is…

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Three images of the tail of a Lancaster trapped by a post and wire fence. The images are taken from the port and starboard sides. The starboard image has the squadron code 'AR-M' visible. A group of airmen is working on the second starboard image.…

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Ground crew working on a Lancaster which has landed wheels up. One airmen is leaning on the nose of the aircraft with his hands in his pockets.

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A Lancaster which has landed wheels up is being recovered by a ground crew. A small crane wagon is at the nose of the Lancaster.

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Two images of a Lancaster, 'AR-K', that has landed with the undercarriage up. The port outer engine has broken away and is being examined by two groundcrew. Both images are mirrored.

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The Lancaster has landed with the undercarriage up. The port outer engine mountings have failed and the engine is lying on the grass. One airmen is looking closely at the damage.

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Ten close up photographs of damage to aircraft showing the underside of an aircraft, a mangled pile of an aircraft, the remains of a wing, the side of Lancaster 'AR-D', small items of debris with an airman walking through it, the heavily damaged…

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Lancaster with starboard undercarriage failure.
A second photograph has been printed as a mirror image.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-007.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the recovery of a crashed Blenheim in Holland, Roy Winton's fourth visit to Barth in 2000, the proposed erection of a memorial to RAF POWs, the Fallingbostel memorial project,…
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