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PClydeSmithD16020005.jpg
Top centre, a Blenheim with squadron letters 'EP' lying wheels up and flaps down in a field. There is a bicycle leaning against the rear of the starboard wing and three men working on top of the fuselage near the cockpit.
Bottom left, a number of…

PClydeSmithD16020001.jpg
Top, a crashed Blenheim from port side wheels up in a hedge, with two men sitting on top. Registration [..]U-N. Bottom, a distant shot of Blenheim, registration 'H-UX, wheels up in open field with trees behind. In the foreground an engine.

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PClydeSmithD16020002.jpg
Top, a view of the front of a Blenheim wheels up in a field. A man is standing on the port wing between the engine and the fuselage. The front of the aircraft is surrounded by four fire extinguishers. Bottom, a head on view of a Blenheim wheels up in…

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PSouthwellBR16010001.jpg
Six photographs of the crashed aircraft. Only the tail is intact with the registration and a USA identity mark. An envelope has details of the crash location and date.

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PAutonJ1702.jpg
A crashed German Me 109 fighter aircraft. Two civilians are examining it.

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PRobinsonD1607.jpg
Three images of Douglas Robinson's crashed Halifax 'NP-J'. Full side view, partial side view and rear turret view.

PCothliffKB15110086.jpg
Crashed Halifax MZ828 BM-H in the centre of Skipton village. A second image shows two men clambering on the wreckage. Additional information supplied with the collection gives the date of the accident as 5 August 1944.

PRobinsonD1606.jpg
Douglas Robinson's crashed Halifax with a German airman sitting on the mid turret.

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PEvansD17030001.jpg
Lancaster with starboard undercarriage failure.
A second photograph has been printed as a mirror image.

PEvansD17030013.jpg
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.

PEvansD17030019.jpg
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.

PKirbyH1501.jpg
A crashed Lancaster in field with belly landing, damaged to propeller and nose with two servicemen one seated with head showing from cockpit and the other standing with upper body showing out of canopy window.
On the reverse 'LANCASTER PO-L…

SWrightAC1149750v20118.jpg
A rudder recovered from a crash site. It is annotated with dimensions in millimetres. It is largely intact but shows rippling. On the reverse ' Rudder, Lanc. Sion/CH 12/13.7.1943 via Roger Anthoine ex-pl.470'.

PClydeSmithD16020003.jpg
Top, the front end of a Mk 1 Blenheim wheels up in a field with bent propellers. There are four fire extinguishers in front of the aircraft and a man is standing on the right looking at the aircraft. Bottom, and air to air view of a Hawker Henley…

PShawSR1614.jpg
A crashed Mosquito being recovered by Stan's team. Seven ground crew are posed at the front of the aircraft. Their lorry is parked at the front. On the reverse 'Mosquito Crash Swannington 1944-45 No 9 Salvage Party 54 M.U. R & S'.
In a second image…

PSearleROJ17030079.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is the nose of a crashed Roc being inspected by six men.
Photo 2 is two airmen in khaki and shorts standing by a lorry.
Photo 3 is the tail of an aircraft that has crashed into a building. Three airmen are…

PPopeKMJ18010024.jpg
Four photographs of Stirling GP-L that crashed at RAF Winthorpe due to a punctured tyre, Two showing port side, two showing starboard front quarter and detached wing. Aircraft appears complete except for the detached wing, sitting on grass with…

PEvansD17030009.jpg
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.

PSeaggerA16010099.jpg
A Wellington with a collapsed undercarriage. Ground personnel are working on it and a tracked device is visible under the starboard undercarriage.

PBaileyHH1608.jpg
Aerial inclined photograph of the harbour of Pula, centered on Otočić Sveti Andrija. A big smoke cloud is rising from Otok Katerina: other explosions are visible on land and water. A splash marks the crash of a B-24.

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PPerryWRP17050019.jpg
Top left - view across frozen river. Captioned 'Bow river, De Winton, Alta, "slightly ice-bound"!, 8.3.42'.
Top right - view across frozen river. Bridge in distance on the right. Captioned 'Still "ice-bound". Wooden C.R.R bridge in background.…

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PWatsonC17010044.jpg
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting noting that Clifford Watson has been awarded a DFC and giving various details of his life history and family.
Photo 2 is three airmen standing at a door, annotated '227 Sqdn. W/Op - Nav - Mid-Upper'. Illustration list…

BReattigDWRaettigDWv10001.jpg
Wartime memoir covering Dennis Raettig's training at Blackpool and the posting to 104 Squadron at Royal Air Force Driffield in August 1941. Worked on Wellington aircraft and mentions that Driffield also hosted the blind approach landing flight…

PSeaggerA16010116.jpg
An aircraft destroyed beyond repair. A wing, engine with propeller and the tail are all that remain.

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