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

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

PCheshireGL1836.jpg
A 12000 lb bomb on a bomb trolley . In the background a camouflaged revetment with other smaller bombs.

P78Sqn17010003.jpg
On the right a nose of a Halifax. To the left bottom, two bomb trolleys, the first with small bomb containers and the second with general purpose bomb, all surrounded by eight ground personnel. Tractor behind trolleys and two other Halifax in the…

P78Sqn1713.jpg
View of the front of a Halifax with two bomb trolleys with general purpose bombs underneath. Four airmen are clustered round the rearmost bomb trolley. There is a gantry by the starboard inner engine. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn bombing up'.

PGuyanS17020017.jpg
A tractor towing two bomb trolleys with a Lancaster behind.
From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Sqd Lanc Bombing up. Bomb trolleys & Lanc'.

PMarshallS1507.jpg
Photograph 1 Loading a bomb into a Lancaster 'X'.
Photograph 2 Sergeant Syd Marshall at his flight engineer's position in a Lancaster.
Photograph 3 Sergeant Syd Marshall in uniform, standing with a woman.

PThomasAF20040002.jpg
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.

PArcherSW1602.jpg
Side view of Lancaster R5868, being bombed up. In the foreground three trolleys full of bombs. Aircraft is under maintenance with two airmen on the wings and one in the pilot’s seat. Symbols indicating numerous operations on nose of aircraft. Four…

PBruhnKC1606.jpg
Photograph of two airmen fitting bomb carrier below Lancaster bomb bay. on the reverse captioned 'Loading bombs England 1943'. '132 elsders'.

P78Sqn17010018.jpg
Two airmen stand either side of a general purpose bomb being hoisted from a trolley into the main bomb bay of a Halifax. To the left and airman pulls a bomb trolley and another stands with his back to the bomb. Two airman are at the bottom of a…

PCheshireGL18070004.jpg
A corporal wearing tunic and side cap on the right with another airman behind on a tractor. They 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…

PCheshireGL18070006.jpg
In the front a 1000 lb bomb on a trolley. Behind a 12000 lb bomb on a trolley. In the background left trees. Taken in 1944. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PCheshireGL18070007.jpg
In the front a number of 1000 lb bombs without tails piled three deep. Behind a 12,000 lb bomb on a trolley with an airman sitting on the right end. In the background trees and open fields. On the reverse '51:68'. Additional information about this…

PCulkinJ17010037.jpg
Page captioned 'Brindisi Italy Feb 1944'. Five photographs, first is group of servicemen in front of wooden building, captioned 'Brindisi Italy 1944, Second top left'.
Second is group of servicemen, building in back ground, some looking out of…

PCoultonWA16010024.jpg
Top left - three pyramids with the largest on the right. Captioned 'Pyramids of Giza'. Top right - in the centre the Sphinx with two pyramids behind. Captioned 'The Sphinx of Giza with the pyramids of Cheops & Kephern [sic]'. Centre - street scene…

PBlandC1501.jpg
Charles Bland
Charles joined the Royal Air Force in February 1942 and went to RAF Halton as an Aircraft Apprentice.
He tells of his training at Halton, and describes the different trades and his exams to become an Leading Aircraftsman 1st Class,…

PColeC1602.jpg
Seven aircrew dressed in uniform, standing in front of a Lancaster. A lorry is visible in the background. Captioned 'Woodhall Spa, Sept 1944 Mid-Upper Gunner, Flight Eng. Bomb Aimer, Skipper, Nav, w/op 'Me' Rear Gunner' On the reverse 'Colin Cole L…

PMcDermottC16050014.jpg
Two photographs with the same men.
Photo 1 is of four airmen, including Colin, seated on a jeep with 'Photo' printed on the front, under the windscreen.
Photo 2 is the same four men sitting on a jeep. In both images there is a brick building…

PCavalierRG17010051.jpg
Photograph 1 is of five airmen at work outside their trailer, captioned 'Photographic Mobile Unit.'
Photograph 2 is of four airmen including Reginald George Cavalier at work outside their trailer. Captioned 'Sid Burton, Les Seymour, John…

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.

PBrittainJT1732.jpg
Convoy of small lorries parked in row at side of street. In the background a row of houses.On the reverse 'Operation [indecipherable], 2 i/c'.

PFOMetheringhamAF19040025.jpg
A convoy of military vehicles with jeep leading, driving along road through town with damaged buildings and rubble on roadsides. Submitted with description 'British military vehicles passing through the town of Bremenhaven [sic], May 10th 1945'.

PSeaggerA16010106.jpg
Front view of a damaged B-24. Its nosewheel has collapsed and a crane has been positioned to raise the nose.

PSeaggerA16010039.jpg
A crashed B-24 Liberator. The nosewheel has collapsed and the port tyre is punctured. In front is a truck, three men and a wooden board. On the reverse 'A Yankee Liberator with nose wheel collapsed and port wheel punctured'.
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