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Vickers Welfare Tour Of Bomber Station - British Movitone digital archive

It seems like an evolving tradition that Kevin finds me a clip to post on a Friday night now!

This time a fantastic clip from the British Movietone digital archive showing workers fromĀ  Vickers, ‘at a certain RAF station, visiting the men that fly the aircraft they build’ – and astonishingly, a Wellington with an ‘AA’ designator comes into view. 116 more words

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Museum Photo Post: Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Center - East Kirkby

I recently took a look around the Lincolnshire aviation center at East Kirkby in Lincolnshire, home to Avro Lancaster “Just Jane” and D-Day veteran Douglas C-47 “Drag Em Oot”. 314 more words

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This and that........

I am currently very busy at work with Semester 1 assessment, so probably, I may not be able to post much over the next week or so, but rather than just fall silent again, I thought it might be useful to just update you on a few things – I am mindful that the blog suggests a certain level of activity, but much like a swan – serene above the surface, but all frantic thrashing below the water – things are constantly happening off the pages as it were….. 1,860 more words

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Hangars, Ansons and Aeradio: A visit to Nhill

Most of the 40 or so locations around Australia that hosted aircrew training units during WWII are still in use today as aerodromes, both civil and military. 1,499 more words

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EVENT: Cocktail Party for the Bomber Command Commemorative Day Foundation (VIC)

Also just to hand is notofication from the Bomber Command Commemorative Day Foundation (Vic) of a cocktail party planned to raise funds to support the… 71 more words

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EVENT: Bomber Command Commemorations in Melbourne, 7 June 2015

An announcement just to hand from the organisers of the Melbourne edition of the Bomber Command Commemorative Day about this year’s ceremony:

The Bomber Command Commemorative Day Foundation (Vic) is pleased to announce the 4th year of commemorating the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in WWII.

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Project ORB - May 1940

My continuing thanks to Brian for his sterling single handed efforts with OPerational Record Book for 1940 – May 1940 has now been added to the ‘Squadron Records’ section of the blog. 95 more words

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