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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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Tags: 106 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); fear; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Manchester; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Lichfield; RAF Metheringham; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; Tiger force; tractor; training; Wellington