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An 8000 pound bomb on a trolley with 16 airmen arranged behind it. Further behind is a Lancaster. The bomb has written on it 'Merry Christmas from the RCAF. An 8000lb present for Adolph. But if he can read this, he's lucky'. There are christmas…

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Seven airmen grouped in front of a Halifax. Three further men are sitting on the wing. A petrol bowser is on the right. Information supplied with the collection dates it as early 1944.

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Five photographs of RAF Wombleton.
Photo 1 and 2 are the same. Three Halifaxes are parked on a snowy landscape.
Photo 3, 4 and 5 are the same. A Proctor and a Halifax on a snowy landscape.

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A cookie bomb on a trolley with a ground crew airman behind.

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Two images of mines being loaded. In the first image one mine is in position on the rack and a second is on the trolley about to be winched up. An annotation reads 'Mines'.
In the second image a mine is on a trolley. Chalked on the mine is the…

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Eleven RAF personnel, some in flight gear, in front of a Lancaster with some of them sitting on bombs on a bomb trolley. John Cuthbert is second from right.

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Cab on the left and trailer to the right with wing sections loaded vertically. Derby Works in the background. Submitted with caption ' Repair of Lancaster bombers. Completed main plane loaded for despatch'.

Identification kindly provided by Nigel…

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The four men in a jeep. On the reverse 'Our usual gang in jeep "By Pass Rules"

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Two versions of the same photograph. Two men in uniform sitting on a bomb trolley behind the port wing of a Halifax. On the reverse of the first photograph 'L - R Stan Jeffrey - Eric Pinnock, bombing up for night op 1942'.

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On the left the rear fuselage of Lancaster ND824 on a trolley. On the right the nose section of a Lancaster on a flat bed truck. Behind a field and fence. On the reverse 'at the Avro assembly works, Woodford Cheshire. The Lancaster was made in…

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Four men standing in line. The two on the left wear overalls and the second from left is shaking hands with a man wearing coat and hat in the centre. To the right another two men both in overalls. The man on the far right is wearing side cap. Above…

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Two Lancasters on the ground. On the reverse 'F/O AG Edgar DFC 'A' for Apple 49 Sqdn P. Tatman, 3 York Rd, Kettering, Northants' and 'CH 12560'.

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An airman leaning on the front of a truck. He is in khaki and shorts. On the reverse 'FH Kirby N Africa 1944'.

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First of group of individuals, captioned 'Air and ground crew, sitting on wing of "N" for Nan, March 1945.'
Second is of small car, captioned "Crew - bus", my first car bought when on ops with 199 Sqdn.'
Third is of right-hand forward nose of a…

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A port side view of a Stirling, MG-M' being loaded with bombs. Three more Stirlings are lined up behind.

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Photo 1 is a tractor with a line of bombs heading to a Wellington.
Photo 2 is a close up of the bombs being loaded into the Wellington. Two armourers are steadying the bomb and a third is winding a winch to load the bomb.

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The tail of a Lancaster being towed by a tractor. Also assisting is an airman on a bicycle. It has squadron code 'AR' and 'DV296'. This aircraft crashed at Teltow, Berlin December 1943 with the loss of all crew.

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Port side view of a Lancaster on dispersal with its engines running.

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Two airmen are on a tall stepladder and two are standing on the ground. The Lancaster has 31 operations marked by bombs.

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Two port side views of a Wellington. In the second image it is being refuelled.

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Port side view of a Lancaster on dispersal. A tractor is also visible, as is some nose art on the aircraft..

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Three Lancasters lining up for take-off.

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Three views of Lancaster under maintenance. Photo 1 has an engine trestle at the nose. In front is a tractor with a bomb trolley carrying incendiaries. Photo 2 has several engine access frames under the engines and a long stepladder at the nose. A…

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A Lancaster which has landed wheels up is being recovered by a ground crew. A small crane wagon is at the nose of the Lancaster.

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Front view of a damaged B-24. Its nosewheel has collapsed and a crane has been positioned to raise the nose.
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