Scenes on the ground and towed Horsa

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Title

Scenes on the ground and towed Horsa
Strip of four slides

Description

Two versions of the same strip (b/w and colour) with enlargements of all slides.
Slide 1 - captioned 'Everyone on station (not working) appears in this group 189 flying crews of 620 Squadron, ready for D-Day'. A very large group of airman sitting and standing in four rows in front to a Stirling with D-Day stripes on wings.
Slide 2 - captioned 'Taken on Kings steps - Easton Lodge amidst ruin before Brian arrived'. A man wearing white shirt and tie standing on steps leading to of a large house.
Slide 3 - 't Gardermoen-Norway flying paras as occupational force and reclaimed one of our guns 134'. Six men all wearing battledress. Two on left are flight sergeants. Four on right all have aircrew brevet and one, three from right is a pilot. They are all looking at a machine gun being held by three on the right.
Slide 4 - captioned 'DeRome rows Turvey and Stanley to D-Day Jimmy Marsun and crew - they didn't make it'. Air-air view of a towed Horsa glider.

Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Date

1944

Temporal Coverage

Type

Format

Two strips of four slides and three b/w and one colour enlargements

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PSladdenD16010005, PSladdenD16020005, PSladdenD16040017, PSladdenD16040018, PSladdenD16040019, PSladdenD16040020

Collection

Citation

“Scenes on the ground and towed Horsa ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30387.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: 35mm slides by Noel Chaffey 620 Squadron of WW2 1943/6 and 1954 onward