Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

Post by W4783 » Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:19 am

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106 Squadron Lanc
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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

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King George VI visiting men of No. 617 Squadron RAF at Scampton, England, United Kingdom, 27 May 1943; note Lancaster B Mk I bomber 'Frederick III'.jpg
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this aircraft and crew went missing on the Peenemunde raid of August 1943.
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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

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Bombing up
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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

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Dave Shannon Richard Trevor Roper and George Holden all from 617 Sqdn.jpg
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Left to right. S/Ldr Dave Shannon(survived the war) Richard Trevor-Roper who flew as rear gunner to Guy Gibson on the dams raid(Killed on Nuremburg raid 30/31 march 1944) Wing Commander George Holden(succeeded Gibson as CO 617 Sqd. Killed with most of Gibsons crew in September 1944.
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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

Post by W4783 » Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:53 am

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460 sqd lancasters. Nore the canvas cover on rear turret covering the AGLT apparatus
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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

Post by W4783 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:17 am

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Lanc B1 ED-382 SR-J 101Sqdn
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Post by W4783 » Sun Jan 18, 2015 3:51 am

Lancaster ED-382 101 Sdn at dispersal


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An early lanc being serviced


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Re: Coloured Images of the RAF & Luftwaffe.

Post by W4783 » Sun Jan 18, 2015 3:58 am

The wreckage of Lancaster JA-914 from 57 Sqdn and coded DX-O shot down over Berlin in Sept 1943 and recovered from a lake in 1997. Now on display in a Berlin Museum
The aircraft was shot down at about half past midnight, from an altitude of 15,000 feet and some 25 miles from target. The kill was claimed by FW 190 nightfighter Stab JG300 pilot Uffz Fritz Brinkmann





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