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PFOMetheringhamAF19020010.jpg
Top - oblique aerial photograph of an airfield with many bomb craters. Submitted with description 'Oblique "Cook's tour" aerial photo of Mulheim/Essen airfield. May 1945. Annotated on reverse of photo: "German A/F attacked by heavy bomber en route to…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010020.jpg
A reconnaissance photograph of an airfield with three runways and dispersals all round. Camp buildings bottom right. Submitted with description 'Aerial photo of RAF Metheringham. Annotated "3253. CPE/UK 2009. 16 April 47. F/20" // 16/400 Multi (4)…

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List of do's and don'ts for flying operations at Haverfordwest as well as a list of lamp signals and a map of the airfield with runways and dispersals marked.

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Two oblique aerial photographs.
Photo 1 covers the airfield which has a three runway layout.
Photo 2 has the airfield in the distance but in the centre is many buildings. There are lines of unidentified objects covering substantial areas of the…

PPhillipsD1821.jpg
Head and shoulders view of a gentlemen in shirt sleeves in the foreground. In the background a Lancaster on runway.

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PBarkerFK1912.jpg
Drawing with a view along runway. In the distance a bomber just above runway with two voice bubbles. 'Isn't it about time we touched down?' and 'Air speed 130 any minute'. Service and emergency vehicles in the foreground are chasing after the…

PSaundersEJ20010036.jpg
An aerial view of McDonald airfield surrounded by snow, captioned 'McDonald 6,000 ft'.

PThomasAF20040046.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph showing the airfield, south west of Deelen, Arnhem. Bomb craters are visible across the runways.

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Three Lancasters preparing to take off, taken from another aircraft .

PEvansD17030015.jpg
Three Lancasters preparing to take off. One is lined up on the runway.

PShipmanJ18010025.jpg
Five photographs from an album. Photo 1 is a view from the B-24 with vague field patterns on the ground. Photo 2, 3 and 5 are the airfield with the runway pattern visible. Photo 4 is looking past the B-24 port wing to the ground. The images are…

PBruhnKC1605.jpg
Photograph of Lancaster landing, runway caravan in middle distance, Lancaster parked in far distance.

PMadgettHR19030042.jpg
Top left - air to ground view of river valley winding up from bottom with terraces either side and a town in middle distance. Captioned 'Medicine Hat when approaching to land (700 Ft)'. Top right - air to ground view of an airfield with triangular…

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Map plan of RAF Westcott showing airfield / runways, dispersals, bomb store area, various facilities sites and Westcott village area. Top right off the end of runway just beyond a road marked A41 is an aircraft symbol annotated 'Lancaster overshoot,…

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Bill has received her parcel and letter. Visited Bury St Edmunds. Describes area around camp and where it is in relation to part of the village. Would be a good place to use his bike when it is repaired. May remain there but could move if parent…

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Three photographs captioned 'Canton going to see the fish in the lagoon'.
Two photographs showing Christmas Island from the air, captioned 'Christmas Island the runways 19 June '56' and '28 Jan '57 After rebuild'.
Small map showing Christmas…

PThompsonKG15010117.jpg
First is a cutting, of two Shackletons in flight, ship in background, captioned 'Coastal Command Shackletons'.
Two photographs of street scenes captioned 'Townsville East Australia'.
Two photographs captioned 'The village Figi', annotated '…

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Photograph showing runway caravan manned by three airmen one using Aldis lamp, captioned 'Green - Take off'.
Photograp of five individuals talking to a seated officer studying paperwork on his desk, caption 'Rum coffee & a fag while de-briefing'.…

PCheshireGL19010013.jpg
Air to ground view of airbase with multiple runways on the tip of an island. Another island beyond on the left. On the reverse 'North Field Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour…

PCheshireGL19010011.jpg
Airbase with runway middle left to right. B-29s parked all over the field. Conical hill background right. On the reverse 'North Field Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour…

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PPearceAT16030025.jpg
Air to ground view of the south-eastern corner of Fairchild production facility at Hagerstown, looking north north west. P-38 lined up outside. In addition C-82 and C-47 parked on aircraft pan. Airfield an runways above factory with car park left…

PPearceAT16030007.jpg
Top left - eight Lancasters parked in pairs on airfield with runway behind them. In the foreground a hangar. To the left three B-17s. Top right - newspaper cutting 'Chosen for U.S. Goodwill tour'. Two local men chosen to take part names as W.O Arthur…

PPearceAT16030006.jpg
Top left - air to ground view of Scott Field.
Top right - eight Lancasters in light paint scheme parked in pairs on an airfield with runway behind and buildings on far side.
Middle left - a line of Lancasters in light paint scheme parked on…

PPearceAT16030003.jpg
Top left - newspaper article 'RAF Bombers on mass ocean flight'. States that 16 Lancasters landed at Mitchel Field on first leg of goodwill tour of United States. The 35 Squadron planes carried their own ground crew and all flyers were veterans of…

PPearceAT16030001.jpg
Top left - newspaper article 'Americans don't know us says"goodwill gunner".' Noted that Warrant Officer Arthur Pearce has just returned from goodwill tour of the United States with a view that Americans know nothing about Britain and have no idea of…
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