460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45
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460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45
Dedicated to the air and ground crews of 460 squadron (1941-45) and the Lancaster Bombers they flew.
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Lincolnshire will always remember the Aussie bomber squadrons even if they ... - Lincolnshire Echo

Lincolnshire will always remember the Aussie bomber squadrons even if they ... - Lincolnshire Echo | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
Last month we hosted Bill Taylor, a renowned aviation historian and Yellowbelly, who gave a fascinating talk at Metheringham on Tiger Force. This was the Very Long Range Bomber Force that Churchill...
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Lancaster KM

I discovered this old 8mm cine film a friend had with this snippet of a flying Lancaster bomber. I'm not sure the airshow but it I think it was in the late 1960s.
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Memories of Manna - Bombers of mercy

This documentary tells the story of Operation Manna. In 1945 with much of Holland cut off and food supplies at critically low levels, Royal Air Force Bomber ...
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The Lancaster Bomber

The Lancaster Bomber | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
In this episode I talk to Andrew Panton of the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage centre. Andrew is lucky enough to be one of the pilots for their Lancaster Bomber “Just Jane”.
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CVHF presents The Bomber Crew

This is "CVHF presents The Bomber Crew" by Chalke Valley History Trust on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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‘Stormin Norman’ a Victor Harbor community treasure

‘Stormin Norman’ a Victor Harbor community treasure | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
NORM Ginn faced a firing squad during Word War II so anything life has thrown at him since has been a breeze.
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Remembering the last raid on Nazi Germany - BBC News

Remembering the last raid on Nazi Germany - BBC News | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it

First-hand memories of the final RAF bombing raid of World War Two. 

And who dropped the very last bomb? According Mr Coverdale's records, it was a Pilot Officer Nichols and a Sgt Easy, who took off a couple of hours after Ted Wearn, returning to Norfolk at 02:18 BST of 3 May, the last wheels touching down from the last raid.

Within a week, the war in Europe was over.

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Bomber Command veterans come together to commemorate Operation Manna

Bomber Command veterans come together to commemorate Operation Manna | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
A special ceremony has been held at Lincoln Cathedral to unveil a floral mosaic that's been planted to commemorate Operation Manna.
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20 images of Lancaster bombers - Bomber Command

20 images of Lancaster bombers - Bomber Command | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF).
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BEAUTIFUL Arrival and AWESOME Sound of the Lancaster; Eindhoven 04-05-2014 - YouTube

Eindhoven 04-05-2014 AVRO Lancaster Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Reg.: PA474 [6]
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Audio From the Past [E01] - WW2 - Avro Lancaster Crew Radio - YouTube

Audio From the Past [E01] - WW2 - Avro Lancaster Crew Radio In 1943, the Royal Air Force began a night bombing campaign against Germany, the like of which ha...
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Australian brothers defied war rules to fly together in 460 bomber squadron WWII

Australian brothers defied war rules to fly together  in 460 bomber squadron WWII | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
Many of our readers will be familiar with the film Saving Private Ryan starring Tom Hanks. It is based around the Ryan family from the US, whose sons are serving in the armed forces during the...
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Celebrating our war hero’s - PGA

Celebrating our war hero’s - PGA | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it

Cullen undertook his training at Bradfield Park RAAF base and also spent time at Temora Elementary Flying Training School before joining the 460 Squadron piloting Lancaster bombers over Europe - a job that held less than a one in four chance of surviving 30 missions.

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Chippy author brings to life Bomber Command story

Chippy author brings to life Bomber Command story | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
A Chipping Norton author has published a novel based on the experiences of his great-uncle who served in RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War.
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RAAF 460th Veterans & Friends Group - Orford Bridge & RAF Binbrook

RAAF 460th Veterans & Friends Group - Orford Bridge & RAF Binbrook | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
Australian RAAF 460th Veterans & Friends Group
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Striking by Night

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In exploring history, nothing is more stimulating than seeing real objects, especially when they are as large and impressive as a Lancaster bomber.

by Peter Burness

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How Bomber Command Helped Win The Battle Of Britain

How Bomber Command Helped Win The Battle Of Britain | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
The RAF's victory over the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940 made a German invasion of Britain all but impossible.
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AVIATION: Australian pair were not the only family members to grace the skies during war time

AVIATION: Australian pair were not the only family members to grace the skies during war time | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago during our Australian feature we highlighted the Maxton brothers who flew together in the same crew on 460 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force based at Binbrook. Murray was a...
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Bomber Command's sacrifice to be remembered

Bomber Command's sacrifice to be remembered | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
Some of Australia's bravest are dropping in for a visit.
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WW2 Bombers 1943 color footage documentary

This documentary was completely filmed and produced during the war, in color film. It shows a bombing mission over Nazi Germany from its start to end. NIGHT ...
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Battle Stations: Lancaster Bomber - Target Germany (War History Documentary)

Battle Stations: Lancaster Bomber - Target Germany (War History Documentary) Colour archive film reveals the role of the Lancaster bomber in World War Two.
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Timmins honours heroic bomber pilot

Timmins honours heroic bomber pilot | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
Wilfred DeMarco would be have been proud. He might also have been embarrassed by all the attention, but in Timmins and also in a tiny village in Austria, people are remembering him and his comrades.
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Brisbane man's eyewitness account of the battle for Hitler's hideaway in a Lancaster Bomber

Brisbane man's eyewitness account of the battle for Hitler's hideaway in a Lancaster Bomber | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
One Brisbane man will be reflecting on his last vital mission on Anzac Day 70 years ago.
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