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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…

PDenverI1701.jpg
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.

MGoodwinWJ419914-170607-020001.jpg
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.

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.

This item was…

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'.

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…

PCothliffKB17030027.jpg
A port side view of Halifax 'KW-S'. Trolley accumulators in the foreground and a fuel bowser in the background.
On the reverse 'MZ454 KW-S of 425 Sqn Tholthorpe Taken Nov 44.
This aircraft crashed after take off on ops 5/3/44 [sic incorrect date,…

PCothliffKB17030005.jpg
Three Halifaxes at Tholthorpe. The front two have their engines running. A bicycle is in the foreground.
On the reverse 'Dispersal at Tholthorpe 1944'. and 'Photo Reg [indecipherable]'.

PCothliffKB15120004.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Dishforth. Hangars and dispersals can be clearly seen. The central grass area has been camouflaged but the grass runways can be identified. Several aircraft are visible.
It is captioned '11 TPC 28.5.43 //F5" 6"=1 mile…

PCothliffKB15110093.jpg
The front two Halifaxes have their engines running. The most distant one is static.
In front are two bicycles and some equipment.
Additional information supplied with the collection identifies the location as RAF Tholthorpe.

PCothliffKB15110091.jpg
Three aerial photographs of Tholthorpe. Dates were supplied with the collection.

Photo 1 is an oblique taken in the 1970s. Information supplied with the collection states 'The disused Tholthorpe airfield in the 1970s looking towards the west. The…

PCothliffKB15110084.jpg
Halifax, LK640, 'SE-Q' undergoing maintenance by two ground crew. On the nose is a cartoon woman named 'Queenie' Each crewman has his name painted on at their respective stations. Three bombs are painted on.
Information supplied with the collection…

PCothliffKB15100020.jpg
A copy of a vertical aerial photograph of Leeming with an annotation 'Dispersal for "A-Able" -429'.

PCothliffKB15010021.jpg
Three vertical aerial photographs of the airfield at Tholthorpe. The first is annotated 'Photo taken 28/5/43 before the photo on the wall in the Pub'. It is also captioned '14 TPC 28.5.43 //F 5" 6"- 1 mile Tholthorpe'.

PJeffreysS16010011.jpg
Front quarter view of a Halifax with engines running. A man is pulling away the chock from the starboard main undercarriage. On the reverse 'Pocklington 1943. DY-E, Stan Jeffrey removing chocks pre take-off'
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