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R.A.F's "GRAND SLAM"

Original wartime caption: In March 1945 it was announced that the R.A.F. were using, against specially selected targets, a 22,000 lb. bomb - nearly twice the size of its predecessor, a 12000 lb. missile. This massive bomb - known as the "Grand Slam" - is 35 ft. 5 inches long, with a diameterof 3 ft.

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ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

"Pour Hitler" - the intended recipient and the cross of Lorraine are chalked on this 2,000lb HC bomb being winched into a Halifax of the Free French No 347 (Tunisie) Squadron at Elvington, March 1945.

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WITH THE NORTHERN RHODESIAN SQUADRON

Original wartime caption: Picture (issued 1944) shows - Armourers loading 500 lb. bombs on to a Typhoon.

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R.A.F's 12,000 LB. BOMB :

Original wartime caption: For story see CH.12450 Picture (issued 1944) shows - Preparing a 12,000- pounder for loading into a Lancaster.

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R.A.F's 12,000 LB. BOMB :

Original wartime caption: Picture (issued 1944) shows - A 12,000 lb. bomb compared with a 500 lb. and a 1,000 lb. bomb.

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NEW 4000 LB. "STING" OF MOSQUITO

Original wartime caption: For story see CH.12620 Picture (issued 1944) shows - Cranking the 4000 lb. bomb into the fuselage of a Mosquito IV.

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THE R.A.F's "BLOCKBUSTERS" :

Original wartime caption: For story see CH.12591 Picture (issued 1944) shows - Close-up of an 8000 lb. bomb.

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NEW 4000 LB. "STING" OF MOSQUITO

Original wartime caption: The two-seater, twin-engined Mosquito, one of the fastest aircraft of its type in the world, was first used as a photographic reconnaissance aircraft. The development of this aircraft as a fighter and medium bomber followed, and now it has been modified to carry one of the RAF's heavier bombs - the 4000-pounder.

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ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.

Armourers preparing fire bombs at RAF Marham, Norfolk. Here trolleys loaded with Small Bomb Containers (SBCs) with their carriers attached, are awaiting delivery to aircraft.

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MAKING UP A BOMB-TRAIN FOR "STIRLING" AIRCRAFT

Original wartime caption: Making up a train of bombs for loading into "Stirling" bombers at a Bomber Command station of the R.A.F.

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THE R.A.F's "BLOCKBUSTERS" :

Original wartime caption: For story see CH.12591 Picture (issued 1944) shows - Adjustments by armourers to an 8000 lb. bomb for delivery on a German industrial centre.

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ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

Armourers push a trolley loaded with 500-lb MC bombs through a flooded area at B58 Melsbroek, Belgium, to re-load the waiting North American Mitchells of No. 180 Squadron RAF.

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THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN 1940-1945

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THE AVRO-LANCASTER : LATEST PICTURES JUST ISSUED

Original wartime caption: For story see CH.6417 View of the Avro-Lancaster.

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