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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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A line of lorries on a tarred road in the desert. On the reverse 'Our squadron transport moving up'.

PSeaggerA16010070.jpg
The aircraft appears to have crash landed and is being dismantled or lifted for repair. Two small crane trucks are assisting with a third standing by.

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'.

PSeaggerA16010026.jpg
Royal Palace of Naples and Piazza del Plebiscito. In front are military vehicles and several pedestrians.

MCleggPV[DoB]-150701-01.pdf
A history of the Avro Repair Organisation at Bracebridge Heath. Aircraft with Category B damage were disassembled and taken to Bracebridge for repair. Contractor’s Working Parties repaired Category A damaged aircraft on their station using spares…

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Two airmen standing on the front of a fuel bowser, behind is the nose of a Halifax.

PBurkittWF17010007.jpg
Two photographs:
- one of aircrew at night, being collected or dropped off at the dispersal.
- second, also at night, is of a crew in flying gear gathered around entrance door of Lancaster (W4964 squadron code WS).

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Album page, seven photographs of groups of WAAFs, two with a barrage balloon in the background.

PBruhnKC1605.jpg
Photograph of Lancaster landing, runway caravan in middle distance, Lancaster parked in far distance.

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

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A sea mine on a trolley with a Polish marked Wellington behind. Three ground crew are at work.

PStachiewiczM17010031.jpg
Photo 1 is a mechanic working on a starboard engine with four men looking on.
Photo 2 is two groundcrew pushing the port main wheel.
Photo 3 is two groundcrew loading a bomb.
Photo 4 is two groundcrew pushing a bomb trolley.

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Top left - a line of Tiger Moths parked, in the background right a control tower. Top right - parked Tiger Moth captioned 'Tiger Moth No 72, the first kite I flew on'. Centre middle a fuel bowser in front of a Tiger Moth with man on top wing…

PGeachDG16010047.jpg
A line of six airmen standing in the snow. Behind are buildings and trucks.

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Photo 1 is a snow plough tractor. Behind are wooden huts.

Photo 2 is inside a gym with two badminton courts and a stage. On the wall are winged air gunner and observer crests.

PWatsonC17010038.jpg
Photo 1 is a large group of airmen taken at the air gunnery course at Moffat.
Photo 2 is of three airmen arranged round a 4000lb bomb on a bomb trolley.

PWatsonC17010026.jpg
Photo 1 is Flight Lieutenant Maxted with arms crossed at the rear gun turret of a Lancaster, annotated 'Fl/Lt Maxted Gunnery Leader 227'. On the turret is painted 'Phil the Fluter'.
Photo 2 is three airmen sitting on a 400 lb bomb on a trailer,…

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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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Margaret Tyler, nee Pridmore on a tractor, using binding machine.

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Margaret Tyler (nee Pridmore) and Chris Musial drilling at Manor Farm, Pilton, Rutland.

PBradburyDC17010016.pdf
Photo 1 - the mess. There are tables and chairs in an A-framed building.

Photo 2 - a local waiter, dressed in white.

Photo 3 - an airman standing at the front of a small truck, outside a thatched-roofed building.

Photo 4 - a market…
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