Ernie Twells and airmen



Ernie Twells and airmen
Lancaster DV385, Thumper Mk 111
The capsized Tirpitz


A group of 29 airmen and one woman, arranged in three rows. The front row is seated cross legged on the grass. The second row is kneeling and the third row is standing. Behind is a caravan and a hedge. Captioned 'Ernie Twells Back Row 2nd from right'.
The nose art of Lancaster DV385 'Thumper Mk 111', complete with cartoon rabbit and bombing operations. Captioned 'Ernie Twells Lancaster he flew in'.
The Tirpitz lying in the fjord. Captioned 'Tirpitz capsized'.


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Three b/w photographs from a scrapbook




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