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PPearceAT16040014.jpg
Air to ground view of Scott Field with runways left to right and running middle right to top. Buildings bottom left and left side.

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Line of spectators including airmen, officers and women standing by a runway watching a formation of Lancasters (in light paint scheme) take off. Some are waving.

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A group of people with airmen, civilians and women standing on grass by a runway. Some are waving. Taken from aircraft on runway. In the background trees.

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PPearceAT16010078.jpg
Air-to-air view of Lancaster TL-B in light paint scheme flying right over an airfield with runway running from middle right to bottom.

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Formation of Lancasters with light paint scheme lined up on runway for take off. In the foreground a chequered runway caravan, in the background trees and hangars.

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Four-engined transport aircraft facing right on runway with engines running.

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PPearceAT16010060.jpg
Air to ground view of eight Lancasters with light paint scheme lined up in pairs pointing right. Beyond them a runway with buildings on the far side.

PPearceAT16010028.jpg
Air-to-ground view of Scott Field, Illinois, with several runways and buildings in the foreground.

PPearceAT16010021.jpg
Air to ground view from cockpit of runway threshold. Aircraft on taxiway to left and cars parked on perimeter track in foreground.

PPearceAT16010019.jpg
Air to ground view of Kelly Field taken from turret. Barrel of gun visible top left. Hangars on the ground bottom left with aircraft parked on their right.

PPearceAT16010015.jpg
Air-to-ground view of Gander airfield looking south west . Main runway from mid left to bottom right. Hangars and other buildings below and above runway. Subsidiary runway on right River on left.

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A Lancaster flying left with landing gear down a few feet above a runway. In the background hangars and other airfield buildings.

AWalkerAJ180810.mp3
Alfred lived near RAF Upwood when he was a young child. Alfred’s father was in the army and worked on the Burmese railway. Alfred remembered aircraft going over his grandmother’s house and landing on the runway nearby. One morning an aircraft…

ALonghurstWJ180407.mp3
William Longhurst served as an engine mechanic through the Second World War. He was a member of the Hackney Wick Air Defence Cadet Corps before volunteering to enlist in the RAF after his seventeenth birthday. Following basic training at Skegness,…

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Ronald Davis grew up in the East End and worked in London as a solicitor’s office boy. He joined the RAF and trained as a fitter airframe. He was saddened when the pilot of the aircraft he services did not return from operation because they had got…

PFalgateD16030075.jpg
Shows airfield, runways and hangars. On the reverse 'Picton station 1500ft'. Captioned 'Royal Canadian Air Force Picton Ontario Canada. Near Lake Ontario, Picture taken from 1500ft.'

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Thanks her for photograph and card and complains that he has received no parcel. Sorry he missed seeing her but had to be back at base. Flew but overran runway into hedge on landing. Ends with endearments.

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Oblique aerial photograph of a runway In the distance running from lower left to middle of the image, surrounded by fields with a village in the centre. On the reverse 'Dyce airfield near Aberdeen, from low flying Lancaster'.

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On the left a reconnaissance photograph of RAF Skellingthorpe marked with runway directions and operations blocked indicated by an arrow. On the right a colour map of the Birchwood section of Lincoln with airfield boundary and runways drawn over.

MCluettAV120946-150515-07.jpg
Map of Birchwood section of Lincoln with runways drawn over. Also indicated are the control tower and parts of perimeter track. Taken from Air Ministry plan ref. 214/45

PCoultonWA16010029.jpg
Top left - six Spitfires in a line in dispersal with front of vehicle on right. Captioned '32 Sqdn Aircraft R.D'. Top centre - several Spitfires in a line, captioned 'Starting Up'. Top right - line of Spitfires with several vehicles in foreground.…

CLarmerLO-151112-02.jpg
Ordnance survey of England and Wales map, sheet 32, Goole and Pontefract, second war revision 1940, with the intersecting runways of RAF Snaith drawn on.

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Front quarter view of the starboard side of a Halifax on runway with tail up. Hangar in the background. On the reverse 'Halifax 'U' Uncle. 51 Squadron, damaged on take-off 23.3.45'.

PPopeKMJ18010072.jpg
A note giving brief details of the operation, a newspaper cutting relevant to the operation, and a photograph of Lancaster PO-Y sitting at the end of a runway about to take off.
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