Rare look at the cockpit of a Lancaster bomber. The pilot is on the left (you can barely see his elbow) while the flight engineer sits on the right to monitor systems. The British did not use co pilots like the Americans did.
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AN EIGHTH ARMY MAN ON LEAVE, WIRRAL, CHESHIRE, 14 APRIL 1944
TR 1643. Lance Bombardier Jack Grundy of 441 Battery 128 Field Regiment Royal Artillery 50 Division during his seven days privilege leave with his family
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Czech Pilot Officer Karel "Charlie" Mrázek standing by his Hawker Hurricane Mk I (PO-M) of 46 Squadron at RAF Digby, Lincolnshire, UK. January- February...
British paratrooper Captain John Killick
Capt John Killick, far right of the 89th Field Security Section with German prisoners on the streets of Arnhem 18th September 1944 Author Sam Presser. www.paradata.org.uk/people/john-e-killick
Jaroslav and Alžběta Hofrichter: the enduring power of love
In this programme two quite exceptional people tell their own story. It is a tale of courage, resilience and a touch of luck, but above all of the enduring power of love. Jaroslav and Alžběta Hofrichter have been married for well over half a century. Their friends call them the “turtledoves” and when you meet them it is not hard to see why. At 93 and 91 respectively, Jaroslav and Alžběta are still…