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

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'.

PCameronD2020.jpg
Ten airmen wearing battledress and side caps squatting and standing in two rows. In the background an open bomb bay of a Lancaster. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron’s Ground Crew Withford 1944'.

PEleyNJ1633.jpg
Two photographs of Jim.
Photo 1 is submitted with caption; “Self Dec. 1943”.
Photo 2 has Jim standing beside a Lancaster tyre and is submitted with caption; “At 514 Sqdn, Waterbeach.”

PEleyNJ1631.jpg
Lincoln on dispersal next to a runway, submitted with caption; “One of our Lincoln bombers at Leconfield.”)

EHoadNEGarnerKM701207-0003.jpg
Nine ground crew and six aircrew under the nose of Lancaster 'N'. The ground crew are working on bombs on bomb trolleys. The aircrew are dressed in flying kit. On the reverse stamped 'Daily Sketch Copyright', 'Graphic Photo Union' and handwritten…

PCarpenterRB1601.jpg
First photograph seven individuals standing, seven sitting cross legged on the ground, posed under the nose of a Halifax Mk 2. Aircraft parked on it's dispersal, wheel chocked, battery trolley plugged in.
Second photograph is of the same 14…

PThomasAF20010044.jpg
The two images are the same except photo 1 is in b/w and photo 2 is colourised. The view is of starboard side and from the rear. The closest aircraft is WP-V.
The colourised image is captioned '90 Sqdn Stirlings Tuddenham 1944'.

PThomasAF20010043.jpg
Photo 1 is an air-to-air view of two Stirlings flying in formation.
Photo 2 is a Stirling on the ground with two aircraft flying overhead.

PEvansD17030034.jpg
Three views of Lancaster under maintenance.
Photo 1 has an engine trestle at the nose. In front is a tractor with a bomb trailer.
Photo 2 has several engine access frames under the engines and a long stepladder at the nose.
Photo 3 has access…

PEvansD17030032.jpg
A side view of a Lancaster parked on a circular pan. In the distance are three more Lancasters and part of a hangar.

PPearceAT16010078.jpg
Air-to-air view of Lancaster TL-B in light paint scheme flying right over an airfield with runway running from middle right to bottom.

PPearceAT16010064.jpg
A Lancaster with light paint scheme parked on hard-standing with bomb bay doors open. In the foreground and airman (Arthur Pearce) wearing battledress with half brevet, ribbons and pathfinder badge holding barrel of an aircraft machine gun with butt…

PCheshireGL18100160.jpg
A Group Captain, wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, and a peaked cap stands with his right hand on a large bomb in the bomb bay of a Lancaster. On the reverse '[....]. Johnny Fauqier'. Reported as Gp Cpt J E Fauquier, OC 617…

PCheshireGL18100072.jpg
In the foreground, Leonard Cheshire in shirt sleeves riding a bicycle along the perimeter track. Behind on the left a car a a small lorry, on the right another servicemen wearing tunic. A Lancaster on dispersal can be seen in the background on the…

PWrightJA18010003.jpg
Halifax Mk 2 squadron letter F, taken from the front, with two rows posed in front, 19 individuals, mix of aircrew and ground crew. Bomb trolley front right with bomb redacted. Airfield dispersal background.

PWrightJA18010001.jpg
Left side of Halifax Mk 2 nose, with nine ground crew standing in two rows, airfield dispersal background.

Nose art visible showing number of operations and character illustration.

PGrundyAF1523.jpg
Six aircrew, five wearing tunic and the sixth a greatcoat standing in line in front of a Wellington. Aircraft has 'Edward III' on the nose. On the reverse 'Crew of Edward III, Jan? 1940'. David Donaldson is fourth from left.

PGrundyAF15120005.jpg
Group of fourteen aircrew and ground crew standing in line in front of a Wellington. Most are wearing tunics and two are wearing battledress. Aircraft has name "Edward III' on the nose below the turret. In the background trees. David Donaldson is…

PGrundyAF15120002.jpg
Six aircrew wearing tunics and side caps standing in line in front of a Wellington. Aircraft has name 'Edward III' on nose below turret. In the background trees. David Donaldson is third from the left.

PGrundyAF15120001.jpg
Wellington parked in front of trees

PGrundyAF15010047.jpg
Three similar photographs showing the same six aircrew all wearing tunics and side cap standing in line in front of a Wellington. In the background trees. David Donaldson is third from the left.

PGrundyAF15010046.jpg
Top - Wellington parked on dispersal with trees in the background. Bottom - fourteen Royal Air Force personnel in a variety of uniforms standing in line in front of a Wellington. In the background trees. David Donaldson is sixth from the left.

PGrundyAF15010014.jpg
Top - a group of six aircrew wearing tunic and side cap in front of a Wellington. David Donaldson is third from the left. In the background trees.
Middle - a group of six aircrew standing in front of a Wellington. Five are wearing tunic and side…

PGibbonT1506.jpg
Seven aircrew, six standing, one seated, in front of Lancaster, V, on an airfield dispersal. All the men are in flying suits and boots. Behind the crew, under the aircraft, can be seen one other man in uniform. Nose art with head and shoulders of a…
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