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PMitchellG1601.jpg
Six airmen in battledress laughing and smoking cigarettes standing by the rear turret of a Lancaster.

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Five airmen standing inside a building with curtains behind.

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W G Didcote's crew with 115 Squadron standing in front of a Lancaster. 1944-45. Third from right: W G Didcote; third from left: B A Rowe-Evans.

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PDidcoteWG2101.jpg
On the left eight ground crew sitting and standing wearing belted leather jerkins. One man has a bandage on his head. On the right, six members of aircrew. They are standing underneath an aircraft.
1944-45. Far right: W G Didcote; standing, fourth…

PPerryWRP17050003.jpg
Top left - cockpit of a York with pilot visible. Captioned 'Dum Dum airport, Calcutta'.
Top right - an airman wearing shorts, shirt and peaked cap standing by the centre tail fin of a York. Captioned '"Taffy" feeling tired at Dum Dum'.
Bottom left…

PPerryWRP17040001.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons (including DFC). On the reverse 'Flt Lt WRP Perry DFC'.

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Three-quarter length image of an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons leaning on a wooden fence with hands in pockets, with field behind and houses in the distance. On the reverse 'from the "engagement album, P.I.'.

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Cloth pilot's brevet with accompanying note explaining it was worn on battledress on flying duties and wear on left wing was due to parachute harness.

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Note explaining why author's father and several pilots of 106 Squadron arrived singing Java Jive over the radio (R/T). Station commander was not impressed.

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Note listing 1st tour crew. 'Pat Finnerty DFM, Nav C Boyes, F/E Cowling, W/O T Bellamy, B/A H Jones, M/U T J Page DFM, RG WBB, "J" was KO-J DS626 a Lancaster II with Hercules engines'.

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Combat report by Flying Officer V S Breckenridge. Relates first attack by fighter killed wireless operator and wounded rear and mid-upper gunners as well as damaging the aircraft. Second fighter attack caused more damage and the pilot and navigator…

MBakerWB1392752-161128-06.pdf
First page - photograph of seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet standing in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster - 138 Squadron, Alf Warren (3rd from the left) mid upper gunner'. Then follows a list of thirty-one operations between 2…

PBakerWB16050001.jpg
Seven airmen wearing a variety of flying kit standing in line in front of the rear fuselage of a Lancaster (registration ME584 squadron letter "Y"). Captioned 'Jimmie Hall wireless op Scot (marked with cross), Jack Meek observer Canada, Bill…

PBakerWB16040003.jpg
Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

PBakerWB16040002.jpg
Top - head and shoulders image of three aircrew wearing tunics with brevet (one pilot, one wireless operator and one air gunner) standing in a group with another figure in civilian dress behind them. They are standing on a railway station platform…

PBakerWB16040001.jpg
Top - eleven aircrew, except one, all wearing battledress with pilot's brevet sitting and standing in a group in front of a building.
Middle - sixteen aircrew, all wearing battledress, some with discernible observers or navigator's brevet standing…

PBakerWB16010002.jpg
Seven aircrew all wearing tunics with brevet and side or peaked caps standing in line with trees in the background. Captioned from second man from left 'Ted W.Op, Art bomb aimer, Pat (DFM) skipper, Don engineer, Cliff navigator'.

PPenswickJ17030002.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Each individual has signed the photograph.

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PPenswickJ17010006.jpg
The group of six is identified in information supplied with the collection as Bob Everett and fiancee/wife, Jack, Man, Woman and Dave Pearce. The donor of the collection states 'I have a feeling that the man and woman are Dave Pearce's father and…

PPenswickJ17010004.jpg
Two photographs of Jack Penswick, Dave Pearce and Bob Everett with two women and a dog.

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PPenswickJ17010003.jpg
The three men are posed together, one behind each other.

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This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are…

PColeFIG1721.jpg
A pilot looking out of a Lancaster cockpit window. The photograph has been taken from the port wing looking forward.

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A newspaper cutting about Captain Edwin Swales DFC. His aircraft was badly damaged but he ordered his crew to leave and he went down with his aircraft.

PColeFIG18010192.jpg
26 airmen arranged in three rows. They are all dressed in shorts and khaki. Behind are palm trees. On the reverse several of the men have signed their names plus 'No 9 Admin Course March 1946 RAF Kandy Ceylon'.
There is a second identical copy.

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A newspaper cutting with cartoons of Captain Swales, German fighters, Lancasters under attack and airmen baling out. It is annotated 7hs 40 Trip No 33.
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