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PJonesFT1720.jpg
Front quarter view of a Halifax parked on an airfield. A petrol bowser is parked in front of the port wing and there is a step ladder by the starboard inner engine.

PDoxseyJA18010065.jpg
Top left - view of shore with jetty and palm trees. Captioned 'At Port Reitz, Mombasa'.
Top right - view of coast and beach with trees. Captioned 'Mombasa'.
Centre - view of tail of an Avro Tudor. Captioned 'Tudor tail'.
Bottom left - view of the…

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PDoxseyJA18010063.jpg
Top left - view from the air of a coastal city with sea in the foreground. Captioned 'Durban'.
Top right - a two storey building on the left with steps up to door. A single story building from left to right across the middle wit trees behind.…

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PDoxseyJA18010061.jpg
Top left - front quarter view of a de Havilland Dove surrounded by personnel. In front a truck with men in the rear. Captioned 'Refuelling at Luluaburg Belgium Congo'.
Top right - view of clouded sky from the air. Captioned 'Looking out of…

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PDoxseyJA18010059.jpg
Top left - rear quarter view of a Dove on airstrip with three figures in foreground. Captioned 'Refuelling at Libreville, French Cameroon'.
Top right - four men standing by the tail of a Dove. Captioned 'at Leopoldville'.
Bottom left - five men…

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MWakefieldHE174040-171016-390001.jpg
Made out for Flight Lieutenant Wakefield for refuelling, daily inspection (airframe and engines). Stamped 617 Squadron.

PJarmyJFD17010003.jpg
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph taken over Frankfurt. All the detail is obscured by light and anti-aircraft fire. It is annotated '110 Mep 4/5.10.43//NT 8" 16000 --> 045° . 21.37 ½. Frankfurt. W. 10x30: 8…

PPerkinsFWJ1502.jpg
Three spitfires with fuel bowser fuelling the aircraft on the right. Two men on top of bowser and three working on aircraft. Captioned 'Fighters and Fuel Bowser with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
Additional information about this item was kindly…

BPerkinsFWJPerkinsFWJv1.pdf
Covers joining the RAF, training as an engineer and first posting to RAF Christchurch which undertook radar research. Writes of life and flying as observer in Fairey Battle on radar measurement flights. The unit then moved to RAF Defford. Goes on to…

PLancasterJO1703.jpg
Five men sitting on top of a fuel bowser. On the reverse '22 [circled] 3 prints 4 postcards
Cyril Bell
Tony Tine
Albert
Paddy Aherne
Lancaster'
There is a second copy.

PMitchellRK15010007.jpg
Two airmen sitting on the port outer engine of a Halifax during refuelling operations.

PMitchellRK15010006.jpg
Two ground crew, their tanker and a refuelling a Halifax.
A second image shows the top half of a Halifax.

PCothliffKB15110114.jpg
Seven airmen grouped in front of their aircraft with three ground crew sitting on the wing. A refuelling truck is present.
Information supplied with the collection states 'The crew in the Autumn of 1943, at Tholthorpe; Standing left to right Bomb…

PCothliffKB15090060.jpg
Lancaster Mk 2 'Z' being refuelled. A ground crew airman is up a ladder partly obscuring the nose art, a cartoon of a running skeleton with 'Zombie'. It is annotated 'PL29074'.

PCothliffKB15090057.jpg
Five ground crew at work on a Lancaster Mk 2. Two are on the wings refuelling. There is an oil bowser and petrol bowser in the foreground.

PCothliffKB15060027.jpg
Seven airmen grouped in front of a Halifax. Three further men are sitting on the wing. A petrol bowser is on the right. Information supplied with the collection dates it as early 1944.

PEdgarAG19010115.jpg
Three fighter aircraft being refueled on the ground. In the distance a heavy bomber can be seen.
A second photograph shows three fighters on the ground.

PThomasAF20070052.jpg
Photo 1 is a port/front view of an aircraft being refuelled.
Photo 2 is a starboard flying view.
Photo 3 is a port/rear view of men and materials waiting to be loaded at the ramp.
The 352 was three engined with a nosewheel and a rear loading ramp.

PThomasAF20040010.jpg
A port side view of a Stirling, MG-M' being loaded with bombs. Three more Stirlings are lined up behind.

PEvansD17030071.jpg
Two port side views of a Wellington. In the second image it is being refuelled.

PShipmanJ18010026.jpg
Five photographs from an album. They are collectively captioned 'The Trooping Apron Mauripur'.
Photo 1 is a side view of an RAF Liberator, captioned 'Liberator'.
Photo 2 is a side view of a York, captioned 'Avro York'.
Photo 3 is six ground crew…

MSearleROJ615463-170725-120001.jpg
Notes to assist operation planning.
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