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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…
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Tags: aircrew; animal; B-24; Battle; bomb trolley; bombing up; Defiant; demobilisation; fitter airframe; fuelling; ground crew; Hurricane; military living conditions; military service conditions; observer; petrol bowser; RAF Abu Sueir; RAF Kirkham; RAF Padgate; recruitment; service vehicle; Spitfire; sport
Tags: 9 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; Blenheim; Caterpillar Club; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Dulag Luft; entertainment; flight engineer; fuelling; ground personnel; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Hudson; Hurricane; Lancaster; Me 110; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Farnborough; RAF Honington; RAF Hornchurch; RAF Waddington; Red Cross; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 6; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
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…
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; flight engineer; fuelling; Gee; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); H2S; Lancaster; Master Bomber; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Oboe; Pathfinders; petrol bowser; pilot; radar; rivalry; service vehicle; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; wireless operator
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…
Tags: 463 Squadron; 467 Squadron; 50 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; fitter airframe; fitter engine; flight engineer; fuelling; Fw 190; Gee; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; meteorological officer; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Bottesford; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; training; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 102 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 7 Squadron; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; fitter engine; flight engineer; fuelling; ground crew; H2S; Halifax; Lancaster; Master Bomber; military service conditions; Oboe; Pathfinders; promotion; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Halton; target indicator
Tags: 10 Squadron; 158 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; crash; demobilisation; fear; flight engineer; flight mechanic; fuelling; ground crew; ground personnel; Halifax; mid-air collision; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Lissett; RAF Melbourne; RAF Woodbridge; Sunderland; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon
On the second sheet a complete aircrew list of each aircraft.
On a third sheet is…
Tags: 617 Squadron; Anson; bombing; crewing up; fuelling; Grand Slam; ground crew; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Martinet; Me 262; military discipline; military living conditions; Operation Catechism (12 November 1944); operational training unit; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Cardington; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Silverstone; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Woodhall Spa; sanitation; Stirling; Tallboy; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; Wellington