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An Avro Lancaster of No. 514 Squadron RAF over the target during a Bomber Command attack on oil storage tanks at Bec d'Ambes in the Garonne estuary, 4 August 1944.

Avro Lancaster of No. 514 Squadron RAF flies over the target area while dense clouds of smoke rise as bombs burst among the storage tanks during a daylight attack on an oil depot at Bec d'Ambes situated in the Garonne estuary, August

Avro Lancaster Mk II - A classic photo by Charles E Brown of a new Lancaster on a test flight from Castle Bromwich Aeroplane Factory, Birmingham, England - World War 2

Test Flying the Lancaster Bomber over England - Color, World War II, Photograph, British

Lancaster 0.50 Cal Machine Gun

Rose-Rice Cal Machine Gun equipped turret retrofitted to some 1 Gp Lancasters. Huge improvement over the normal FN 20 with 4 x Brownings.

The personnel required to keep one Avro Lancaster flying on operations, taken at Scampton, Lincolnshire.

A graphic line-up of all the personnel required to keep one Avro Lancaster of RAF Bomber Command flying on operations, taken at Scampton, Lincolnshire, 11 June Daventry B J (F/O)

vintage everyday: 50 Breathtaking WWII Colorized Photos Look Like They were Taken Yesterday

An easter egg for Hitler. Thomas and the crew of Avro Lancaster Bomber 'B' MkI 'Victorious Virgin' QB-V of RCAF 424 Squadron "Tiger" Squadron on the of March (probably taken at the Skipton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire airfield) (paasei voor Hitler)

1000’s of crash landings happened during the war. Here is 30 images of crash landings that it looks like the pilots and crew would have walked away from. Aircraft were always recovered, repaired, reused or recylced.

Flying Fortress "Princess Pat" crashed near Steinbourg, France (January

Pre-flight check engine British bomber 'Lancaster' (Avro Lancaster).

This picture shows an Avro Lancaster having its engines serviced by the ground crew.

World War II, 1942, The crew of Lancaster bomber +Admiral Prune+ stands by as their plane is prepared for a mine-laying operation

World War II, The crew of Lancaster bomber +Admiral Prune+ stands by as their plane is prepared for a mine-laying operation

Flying Officer P Ingleby, the navigator of an Avro Lancaster B Mark III of No. 619 Squadron RAF based at Coningsby, Lincolnshire, seated at his table in the aircraft.

Flying Officer Philip Ingleby the navigator of an Avro Lancaster B Mark III of No. 619 Squadron RAF based at Coningsby, Lincolnshire, seated at his table in the aircraft. February Taking.

Short Stirling I, on ground with crew.

Rare Second World War pictures go on sale for Bomber Command appeal

Avro Lancaster

Jerry Pinkowski of the Ordnance Depot Company of the Avro Lancaster during World War II.


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