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In the top corner is a photograph of an airman in the cockpit of his aircraft.
There is a yellow post…
Tags: 100 Squadron; 103 Squadron; 576 Squadron; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); ditching; Gneisenau; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Ju 88; Lancaster; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Kirmington; RAF North Killingholme; rivalry; Wellington
Photo 1 is the nose of Halifax 'W' with the nose art of 'Willie the Wolf' depicting a naked woman pursued by a wolf. There are 44 operations marked.
Photo 2 is an airman on top of a Halifax.
Photo 3 is underneath the…
Tags: 635 Squadron; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; H2S; Halifax; Lancaster; love and romance; Master Bomber; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; P-51; Pathfinders; RAF Abingdon; RAF Downham Market; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Rufforth; RAF Stanton Harcourt; RAF Yatesbury; superstition; target indicator; training; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 640 Squadron; 78 Squadron; aircrew; Blenheim; bomb aimer; Distinguished Flying Cross; ditching; Dulag Luft; Halifax; Hampden; Lancaster; mid-air collision; observer; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Riccall; RAF St Eval; Stalag Luft 1; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 57 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; crash; ditching; flight engineer; Gneisenau; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mess; military ethos; military service conditions; mine laying; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); prisoner of war; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Swinderby; training
Tags: 100 Group; 192 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 83 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; ditching; entertainment; fear; FIDO; final resting place; Gneisenau; Goldfish Club; Hampden; killed in action; mine laying; missing in action; operational training unit; RAF Foulsham; RAF Scampton; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Yatesbury; Scharnhorst; training; Walrus; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner