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PCheshireGL18070004.jpg
A corporal wearing tunic and side cap on the right with another airman behind are looking at a 12,000 lb and a 1000 lb bomb on trolleys in the centre of the image. There are other parts of bombs on the left and an earth bank behind to the left.…

PCheshireGL18070002.jpg
Four airmen standing behind a 12,000 blast bomb on a trolley. Another airman is sitting on the bomb at the right end and a further one is standing to his right. In the background right another figure standing, part of a man on a bicycle and the…

PCheshireGL18070001.jpg
Four airmen standing behind a 12,000 blast bomb on a trolley. Another airman is sitting on the bomb at the right end and a further one is standing to his right. In the background right another figure. 617 Squadron armourers 1944. Additional…

PNealeETH15010022.jpg
A view from roof height looking down on a yard with two small trucks, a cordoned off flag pole and a man with a motorbike. On the reverse 'Yes, that really is me.'

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A group of ten mechanics in front of and sitting on a truck. One man is dressed in shorts and shirt, the rest are in boiler suits. All are holding mugs. Three are sitting on the front of a truck. Behind is a bowser.

PBirkbyB1502.jpg
Bessie and eight other ground crew from 625 Squadron at RAF Binbrook, sitting on a loaded bomb trolley.

PWrightJA18010003.jpg
Halifax Mk 2 squadron letter F, taken from the front, with two rows posed in front, 19 individuals, mix of aircrew and ground crew. Bomb trolley front right with bomb redacted. Airfield dispersal background.

PBrownJ1703.jpg
Wellington bomber on the ground, with wheels chocked, and bomb bay doors open. Letters O and KJ appear on the fuselage. Visible in the background is a control tower with a truck in front.

PGibbonT1507.jpg
Seven aircrew, six seated on bomb trolley, with pilot standing, in front of Lancaster, E, parked on dispersal. All aircrew wearing flight suits. Some are wearing Mae Wests.

PMercerH1701.jpg
Harold Mercer served in the RAF initially as a transport driver and then trained to become an air gunner. He worked as a milkman before being called up in April 1942. Was sent to Weston-super-Mare, where he played in the military band. Was then sent…

AGoslingC180907.mp3
Cyril Gosling trained as an armourer at Kirby in Blackpool and was first posted to 49 Squadron where he worked on the guns and turrets. As part of his role he would go on flights in the bombers to check the guns accuracy by firing at drogues. On…

PFalgateD16030103.jpg
Snowy landscape, taken from an elevated view point showing large number of Lancasters lined up either side of the cleared taxyway. Some personnel are standing in the snow. Engine trestles, bomb trolleys with bombs, and hangars in background.

PFalgateD16030104.jpg
In foreground, large bomb on its trolley, standing behind seven aircrew in flying clothing, Lancaster in background.

PFalgateD16030105.jpg
Snowy landscape with five Lancasters on their dispersals, in the foreground tractor and bomb trolley with large bomb, armourers waiting to load.

PFalgateD16030106.jpg
Close up of three bomb trolleys with bombs and carriers, armourer winching up bomb, nose and centre section of Lancaster with nose art.

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The jeep is in the foreground and the three airmen are in discussion behind it.

PToombsSE15100057.jpg
An airman is holding a child sitting on the bonnet of a jeep numbered 5571358. Behind are trees and a brick house.

PToombsSE15100055.jpg
An airman is leaning on a lorry with Royal Air Force roundels. The ground is covered by snow.

PToombsSE15100054.jpg
An airman holding a bottle is also supporting a child sitting on the bonnet of a jeep. Behind is a brick house.

PToombsSE15100036.jpg
Seven airmen are standing in a line in front of a lorry. The ground is snow covered. On the reverse 'Taken in Germany at Fassberg 26/2/47'.

PToombsSE15100034.jpg
An airman is standing in front of a lorry. The ground is snow covered.

PBrittainJT1734.jpg
A convoy of small lorries including a tanker parked at the side of road. In front centre are three airmen standing. In the background a row of houses.

PBrittainJT1711.jpg
Four members of Women’s Auxiliary Air Force sitting on the running board of a car. In front sitting on the ground are four airmen. In the background are houses. On the reverse 'M.T Section Cardington - Part Of, back row, Lynn Clark, - "Spooky"…

PBrittainJT1708.jpg
Four members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force and and an airman all wearing battledress sitting on the running board of a car. In the background houses. On the reverse 'M.T Section Cardington, Pam Hills - "Tony" Parkinson, Ted Lyons, - "Spooky"…

PBrittainJT1706.jpg
An airman wearing battledress and side cap leaning on the headlamp of an ambulance registration 'PMG998'. In the background right, buildings and a mast. On the reverse 'John'.
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