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Tags: 166 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Kirmington; RAF Peplow; RAF Upper Heyford; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; Wellington
Top left - Blurred image of fourteen men in two rows wearing a variety of civilian dress. Captioned '[..] "Meet Mrs Mandon", Stalag Luft 3. Nov'.
Top right - two actors, one in white waiters…
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Photo 2 is a group of eight air gunners arranged in front of a Lancaster.