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PBakerWB16040008.jpg
Top - painting of a Lancaster being bombed up. Captioned 'Winter of 43 somewhere in England. by David Shepherd'.
Bottom - photograph - view from above of a Lancaster with Spitfire and Hurricane on either wing over sea. Captioned 'Memorial in Flight,…

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan and other gunner under open bomb bay.

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Lancaster on dispersal with chocs and engine covers. An airman is standing on the Starboard wing. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'HK555 KO-E at dispersal. Jock did first half of his second tour in this Lanc as mid-under gunner in…

PGuyanS17010007.jpg
Stirling BK784 being bombed up. There are trestles at the engines and personnel standing around or sitting on a bomb trolley.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'BK784'. Forward part of aircraft on dispersal with hangars in the…

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Stirling WP-P undergoing maintenance. Two airmen are sitting on top of the fuselage and a trolley accumulator and engine trestles can be seen on the far side of the aircraft.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan maintaining his…

PGuyanS17010002.jpg
Stirling WP-P (Peter) BK784, on dispersal. From information kindly provided by the donor.

PStimpsonMC19050011.jpg
Maurice and eight crew members, including ground crew. They are sat on a tractor in front of a Lancaster. On the reverse '2 Groundcrew from L Harold, Johny, Joe, Robinson, Roy, Bill, Maurice.'

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Reconnaissance photograph of an airfield with three runways, perimeter track, dispersals and buildings. Submitted with caption 'Aerial view of wartime RAF Breighton'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No…

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Site record plan, line drawing of runways, perimeter track, dispersals and buildings of RAF Breighton.

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Front quarter view of a Halifax parked on dispersal. Two airmen stand in front signalling with arms while another two stand by the port wing. In the background a car and trees. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn Halifax N-Nan'.

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P78Sqn17080012.jpg
Rear quarter view of Halifax letter 'EY - M' parked on dispersal with engines running. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn Halifax MkIII EY-M at dispersal RAF Breighton'. Two versions of the same image, the second submitted with caption '78 Sqn Halifax…

P78Sqn17010071.jpg
Rear quarter view of a Halifax in dispersal with engines running. Top right the nose of another Halifax.

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A line of bomb trolleys each with two general purpose bombs leads to the front of a Halifax. An airman sits on the rearmost trolley reading. Another group of airmen stand by the front trolleys, another two are working on top of the port wing and…

PDenverI1703.jpg
Eight aircrew all wearing battledress with brevet and side or peaked caps, three sitting in front and five standing behind. In the background part of a bomber aircraft. Submitted with description 'Photograph of “I Denver mid fr row & crew, eight…

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Eight aircrew all wearing battledress with brevet and side or peaked caps standing in line in front of a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'photograph of I Denver 5th fr L & crew, eight aircrew, in a row in front of Lancaster on dispersal'.

PFOMetheringhamAF19040023.jpg
Top - air-to-air photograph of two Hampdens in formation. Submitted with description 'Aerial photo of two 106 Sqn Hampdens - ZN-K and ZN-F'.
Bottom - three Lacaster parked on dispersal with another two visible in the distance. Submitted with…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030009.jpg
Top - front quarter view of a Lancaster parked with another in the distance on the right. Submitted with description 'Lancaster at dispersal on unidentified airfield. Annotated as "'G' George Aug 1943. Vic Coles' kite. Photo by Bill Haig." This…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010020.jpg
A reconnaissance photograph of an airfield with three runways and dispersals all round. Camp buildings bottom right. Submitted with description 'Aerial photo of RAF Metheringham. Annotated "3253. CPE/UK 2009. 16 April 47. F/20" // 16/400 Multi (4)…

PReadAW1909.jpg
Seven individuals standing in a row beneath the nose of a Lancaster. Aircraft parked on a dispersal, servicing equipment in the background.

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List of do's and don'ts for flying operations at Haverfordwest as well as a list of lamp signals and a map of the airfield with runways and dispersals marked.

PJonesPW16010027.jpg
Two versions of the same item. Five aircrew and one groundcrew standing in front and three aircrew behind sitting on the tail of a Lancaster. All are wearing battledress. Right hand standing man is leaning on the bottom of the fuselage door. On the…

PJonesPW16010007.jpg
Two versions of the same item. In the distance a line of airmen in front of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'PA964 MG-G, L-R, Joe Naylor, Steve Harper, Dave Goodwin, Fred Phillips, Tom Jones, Stan Williamson, Clive Thurston, Ron Wynne, Sept 1944, 7…

PElliottFW1802.pdf
Eight airmen squatting down in line with dog sitting front centre. Six aircrew wearing battledress with brevet and side caps standing in line behind. In the background a Wellington with 'Bambi' nose art and many operations symbols.

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PEdwardsAE16010001.jpg
Top - seven aircrew all wearing battledress standing in two rows. Captioned 'Geo Wilcock (Nav 1), Nobby Clarke (Nav 11), Dave Hicks (W/Op), rish Miller (pilot), Sid Loseby (R.G.), Ron Baker (M.U.G.), Allan Edwards (F.E.)'. Titled 'Warboys Huntingdon…

PCameronD2021.jpg
Eleven men, eight standing behind and three squatting in front all, bar one in overalls, wearing battledress. In the background a Lancaster with 30 bomb symbols on the fuselage. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron’s Ground Crew Witchford 1944'.
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