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Two airman stand on a bomb trolley with small bomb containers looking up into the starboard wing bomb bay of an aircraft. two airmen stand on the left of the trolley watching.

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An airman holding a bottle is also supporting a child sitting on the bonnet of a jeep. Behind is a brick house.

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An airman is holding a child sitting on the bonnet of a jeep numbered 5571358. Behind are trees and a brick house.

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An airman is leaning on a lorry with Royal Air Force roundels. The ground is covered by snow.

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An airman in drivers seat of a lorry with arm out of the window.

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An airman in drivers seat of a lorry with arm out of the window.

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A airman wearing battledress with half brevet standing alongside a lorry with hand on drivers door.

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A sergeant wearing battledress and flying boots sits on an unidentifiable object with parachute harness and Mae West behind him on the ground. He is writing on a pad of paper. To the left the rear of a bus and to the right the front of a…

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Two airmen pushing, and one guiding, a bomb trolley towards the underneath of a Halifax. A airman wearing battledress with hands in pockets stands on the right watching. Another group of airman stand behind the trolley watching while a further man is…

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Several airmen are visible sitting in a bus while a Women's Auxiliary Air Force corporal closes one of the rear doors. Two other men stand behind the bus. Two aircrew wearing Mae West/parachute harnesses stand to the left behind the bus. On the…

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Two laughing airmen grabbing a supine airmen by shoulders and legs in front of a lorry. One is sergeant, the other a flight sergeant. Another airman is climbing on the bonnet. In the background buildings and an airman walking.

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Sixteen airmen, mostly wearing tunic, in three rows sitting and standing on a bomb trolley. Background left a building and trees behind. On the reverse '22.4.42, 50 Sqdn Armoury. Skellingthorpe'. Albert Cluett is second row second from the right.

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Several airmen are visible sitting in a bus with rear doors open. Three people including one woman and a man wearing Mae West stand to the rear of the bus. Three men, two wearing Mae West stand to the left and one man is walking past a car on the…

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Eight airmen in a variety of uniform gathered round a tractor with RAF roundel on left front wheel arch. In the background a Mosquito. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Top left - an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing by a doorway. Captioned 'Jock Ross, Calgary'.
Bottom right - an Oxford parked on airfield with fuel bowser in front. Behind left a control tower. Captioned 'Penhold, Oct 1942'.

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Seven airmen standing behind a large bomb on a bomb trolley after the crew's last operation. 'Whacko Bluey!' is chalked on the bomb. Bluey was a term applied to a redhead, in this case one of the ground crew.

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Tells of early life in London, joining the Woman's Auxiliary Air Force in 1941 and training as a driver. Relates experiences at RAF Scampton and then with 57 Squadron as a tractor driver pulling bomb trolleys. Subsequently went to East Kirkby.…

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Two copied images.
The first has three men sitting on a bomb trolley under the port side of a Halifax. It is captioned 'L to R - Alvin, Ted & Jack on 500lb bombs'.
The second image is an airman at the rear gun turret. It is captioned 'Alvin…

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In uniform, seated on motorcycle. In a farmyard, with another motor cycle , farm house, farm buildings and two individuals in background. On the reverse 'April 1940 Sherborne'.

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An Anson (registration [..]G707) with door open stands on airfield. Two man stand by the tail. Two men are on the wing refuelling while a third stands on the ground behind a fuel bowser.

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A Rolls Royce armoured car stuck in sabkha. An airman is at the front of the vehicle.

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An airman wearing tunic guides a general purpose bomb being hoisted into the bomb bay of a Halifax. Another airman is pulling another bomb trolley towards the bomb bay. On the left in the distance two officers are standing talking. Another Halifax…

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An armourer stands guiding a general purpose bomb being hoisted from trolley into the main bomb bay of a Halifax. To the left another airman stands by a another bomb trolley with small bomb containers. A further airman stands on the port upper wing…

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Six men, most without shirts, working around a bomb trolley with cases of incendiaries in the foreground. Submitted with description 'Six 106 Sqn armourers loading canisters of incendiary bombs onto a trolley marked "ZN" in the RAF Syerston bomb…

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Two photographs of bombs being loaded.
In photo 1 there are nine airmen behind a trolley of bombs. It is captioned 'L to R, - Wilson, Bowles, Phillips, Williams, Sheppard, Williams, Self, Osborne, our French Canadian.'
In photo 2 are five armourers…
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