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PBakerWB16040008.jpg
Top - painting of a Lancaster being bombed up. Captioned 'Winter of 43 somewhere in England. by David Shepherd'.
Bottom - photograph - view from above of a Lancaster with Spitfire and Hurricane on either wing over sea. Captioned 'Memorial in Flight,…

PWilsonRC1737.jpg
A Halifax with several ground crew at work on and around it. Information supplied with the collection states 'CH10434 - Working on a Halifax 23 Jun 43'

PPappinJ1705.jpg
Five ground crew warming themselves by a fire. Behind is a Halifax and further behind is a control caravan attached to a tractor. On the reverse is a typed note with an explanation. The image is intended for publication in newspapers.

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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'.

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Front quarter view of a Halifax parked on dispersal. Two airmen converse in the foreground and a tractor is parked on the right, There are step ladders under both port and starboard wings of the aircraft.

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PTerryD1707.jpg
Three photographs. #1 is 11 airmen and ground crew under the front of a Lancaster. #2 is a group of 12 trainees standing in the snow in front of a wooden hut. #3 is an Oxford being towed by a tractor. This photo is repeated on a separate sheet.

PStimpsonMC19050011.jpg
Maurice and eight crew members, including ground crew. They are sat on a tractor in front of a Lancaster. On the reverse '2 Groundcrew from L Harold, Johny, Joe, Robinson, Roy, Bill, Maurice.'

PProbynEA17010055.jpg
Two paintings of a Lancaster from an album. In the first, by David Shepherd, the Lancaster is being readied for an operation with bombs being loaded and a fuelling truck waiting. In the second three Lancasters are taxying for take off.

P78Sqn17030027.jpg
A large group of airmen mostly wearing battledress with side or peaked caps, some with brevet standing by or on a tractor with the port wing of a Halifax behind. On the reverse 'Air and ground crew of S-Sugar, "C" Flight No 78 Squadron'. Two versions…

P78Sqn17010013.jpg
A airman driving a tractor pulls a line of bomb trolleys each carrying two general purpose bombs past a revetment.

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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…

PWellsRG17010011.jpg
Photo 1 is Ray and colleague, annotated 'Flying Control Types'.
Photo 2 is three ground crew on a tractor, annotated 'Ground Crew Gatwick'.
Photo 3 is two airmen annotated 'Paddy & Geordie'.
Photo 4 is Ray topless at an outside table, annotated…

PReadAW1907.jpg
Early in his air force career, Aubrey, on left, pose with three other airmen and a tractor. On reverse photographers name, 'Turner's, Newcastle-upon-Tyne'.

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Nine ground crew and six aircrew under the nose of Lancaster 'N'. The ground crew are working on bombs on bomb trolleys. The aircrew are dressed in flying kit. On the reverse stamped 'Daily Sketch Copyright', 'Graphic Photo Union' and handwritten…

PPollockHAJ16050004.jpg
A Halifax and a tractor. In the foreground is a bomb trolley.

PShawSR16020108.jpg
Stan Shaw driving a tractor in front of a Wellington. In the background is a man on a bicycle On the reverse 'U.T. Tractor Driver!! Aden. Jan. 1947'.

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Posted to motor transport section of 77 Squadron at RAF Elvington in November 1942. Writes of duties, location and social activities. Mentions commanders and feeling part of the squadron. Posted to RAF Sandtoft in 1944. Gives dates of service June…

PCothliffKB15030114.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 174. F/L Sherlock A.A. 427'
The wireless operator's listing is annotated with his training record.

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.

PEvansD17030091.jpg
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.

PEvansD17030055.jpg
Port side view of a Lancaster on dispersal. A tractor is also visible, as is some nose art on the aircraft..

PEvansD17030034.jpg
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…

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…

PBurkittWF17010011.jpg
Album page, seven photographs of groups of WAAFs, two with a barrage balloon in the background.
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