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- Tags: petrol bowser
Tags: 192 Squadron; aircrew; arts and crafts; bomb trolley; bombing up; crewing up; FIDO; fuelling; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; operational training unit; petrol bowser; RAF Foulsham; RAF Rufforth; training; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
Bottom - photograph - view from above of a Lancaster with Spitfire and Hurricane on either wing over sea. Captioned 'Memorial in Flight,…
Bottom right - an Oxford parked on airfield with fuel bowser in front. Behind left a control tower. Captioned 'Penhold, Oct 1942'.
Tags: 115 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 3 Group; 620 Squadron; 622 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; B-24; bale out; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); C-47; coping mechanism; crewing up; debriefing; Defiant; Do 217; Dominie; Dulag Luft; evading; fuelling; Fw 190; Gee; gremlin; ground personnel; Halifax; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Me 109; Me 110; meteorological officer; military discipline; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; petrol bowser; prisoner of war; Proctor; promotion; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Cardington; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Feltwell; RAF Marham; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Stradishall; RAF Turweston; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Yatesbury; recruitment; Red Cross; service vehicle; Stirling; strafing; tractor; training; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.
Additional information about this item was kindly…
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: 10 Squadron; 50 Squadron; aerial photograph; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bomb trolley; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); C-47; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; FIDO; flight engineer; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); ground crew; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Me 262; memorial; military service conditions; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; petrol bowser; pilot; RAF Banff; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Madley; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF St Athan; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; reconnaissance photograph; service vehicle; Stirling; target indicator; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington
Information supplied with the collection states 'The crew in the Autumn of 1943, at Tholthorpe; Standing left to right Bomb…
Underneath is a caption explaining that inside the Halifax 'A' is an air gunner who was washed out but was desperate to fly.