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PFOMetheringhamAF19040040.jpg
Half length image of three pilots wearing tunics with brevet and (the right hand two also medal ribbons), with peaked caps standing in front of a Lancaster with Mickey Mouse nose art. Submitted with description 'Photo of, left to right, S/Ldr John…

PWareingR1621.jpg
Two aircrew, the one on the left wearing flying jacket and side cap, the one on the right flying helmet and battledress with pilot's brevet and parachute harness. In the background the nose of a Hampden with a dragon and 'P/O R Wareing' painted on…

PBurtonE20010004.jpg
Geoffrey Green and crew in front of their Wellington. Geoffrey Green is standing second from the right. Nose art and bomb trolley are partly visible.

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Top - six aircrew wearing flying suits standing alongside the rear fuselage of a Wellington. Captioned 'Cab and crew missing 7/41'. Bottom six aircrew wearing a variety of flying clothes standing in front on the nose of a Wellington. Captioned…

PLancasterJO1710.jpg
Six airmen in the cockpit of Lancaster 'R'. Two are poking out of the roof, the pilot is in his seat, flanked by three others.
20 bombs are painted on for 20 operations.
In front of the cockpit the paintwork is marked.

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Seven aircrew in two lines squatting and standing wearing parachute harness in front of a four engine bomber with lion nose art. Captioned 'P/O D COOPER W/O, SGT HURRY ENG. F/O MACVAY DFC B/A, SGT MATTHEWS A/G, P/O HOUSDEN DFC NAV, SGT HEGGIE A/G,…

PEdgarAG19010110.jpg
The nose of an Avro Lincoln 'M' with an airman leaning out of the cockpit.

SEllamsG49286v10008.jpg
Example of nose art, left-hand side cockpit, Captioned 'LJ542 G'. This was a 199 Squadron Stirling EX-G.

PTurnerCF1604.jpg
Five airmen arranged at the front of their Lancaster 'D'. The nose art features a cartoon figure holding a bomb. The text is partly indecipherable but the second word is 'Special'.
On the reverse is
'L to R
Jerrie ----
Bob ---- Killed on Ops…

PThomasAF20040051.jpg
Photo 1 is a port side view of a Lancaster with engines running on the ground. Other aircraft are visible in the background.
Photo 2 is a group of 17 flight engineers arranged in three rows. Each individual is identified in the caption.

PThomasAF20040006.jpg
Photo 1 is Reg and Kay Poynton on their wedding day, standing in a garden.
Photo 2 is the nose of a Stirling showing the outline of a seated naked lady, captioned 'Q for Queenie'.
Photo 3 is two Stirlings having collided on the ground.
Photo 4 is…

PLawsonHA1606.jpg
Seven airmen standing in front of their Halifax. It has 'The Ol' Ram' nose art. 47 operations are marked by painted bombs. There are also three swastikas.

PLawsonHA1605.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rowsin front of their Halifax. The Halifax has the Ol'Ram nose art.

PLawsonHA1602.jpg
A painted wooden plaque with the nose art from Homer Lawson's Halifax. It features a ram's head snorting smoke and a swastika breaking apart. On the head is a maple leaf (the pilot was Canadian) and 'Go'tdam' Underneath is 'The Ol'Ram'. There is a 10…

PEvansD17030087.jpg
Nose art on a Lancaster 'D' with a cartoon which is not clear. Underneath is text which is indecipherable.

PEvansD17030084.jpg
Maintenance operations underway on a Lancaster. Its code is 'H²ARRY'[sic]' 40 operations are marked by painted bombs and further aft is a cartoon character holding a bomb in a threatening manner. Two men are working underneath. There are two engine…

PEvansD17030083.jpg
Painted on the nose is a Kangaroo wearing wellingtons and playing bagpipes. Notes are coming out of the pipes. 52 operations are marked including four ice cream cones indicating Italian targets. The Lancaster is 'E²'.

PEvansD17030082.jpg
The nose of a Lancaster with a painting of a woman wearing a swim suit with RAF roundels. She is looking up at the cockpit and is wearing a sun hat. Behind her is a representation of David Langdon's 'AC2 Joe Soap’, a small airman with glasses and…

PEvansD17030081.jpg
The nose of a Lancaster with an airman working on the nose art. He is at the top of a stepladder. The art is of a man wearing a grass skirt, boots and a crown. Over his right shoulder he has an Australian flag and in his left hand he has a string of…

PEvansD17030080.jpg
Two images of Lancaster W4783 AR-G's nose. In the first image 79 operations are marked. The second image shows 90 operations. The first 15 operations the bomb is held by a stick figure with a halo. Decoration ribbons are also shown.

PEvansD17030078.jpg
Two airmen are on a tall stepladder and two are standing on the ground. The Lancaster has 31 operations marked by bombs.

PEvansD17030077.jpg
The art features a depiction of Hardtmuth Lahm's cartoon dog 'Snifter' heading west over a map of Berlin. There is a Swastika and a large amount of mess left by the dog. This is dripping off the map. The name "Snifter" is painted on.

PEvansD17030075.jpg
Close up of the nose art on a Lancaster. Depicted is a swastika with a hand held dagger cutting through it. Seventeen operations are marked by daggers, one of which has a 'B' above it. The Lancaster is 'K²'. Beneath is printed 'Killer'.

PEvansD17030085.jpg
Two close ups of the nose of a Lancaster. Depicted is an Australian flag, a Kookaburra sitting on a branch, with a snake in its beak. The snake's head is a cartoon depiction of Hitler. Twenty three bombs mark operations. Underneath are two people…
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