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Royal Air Force 1939-1945- Bomber Command Watched by the CO, Wing Commander D A Gardner (left), aircrew of No 166 Squadron at Kirmington, Lincolnshire, gather on 20 July 1944 to hear the Adjutant, Flight Lieutenant F C Tigh, read out a congratulatory message from Field Marshal Montgomery, thanking the bomber crews for their efforts supporting the British Second Army's armoured offensive in Normandy, Operation 'Goodwood', 20 july 1944.

Open air Mass and memorial service, giving thanks for the liberation of Rots. The service was held on the 14th of july 1944.

Soldiers of 7th Reconnaissance Regt., 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars from Montreal, around armoured cars, photografied at St. Peter's Square in front of the ruins of the hotel Escoville. Caen, France. 19 July 1944.

Open air Mass and memorial service, giving thanks for the liberation of Rots. The service was held on the 14th of july 1944.

Remembering D-Day, 66 years ago

U.S. troops disembark from a landing vehicle on Utah Beach on the coast of Normandy, June 6th, 1944.

#166 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force squadron that formed just after the end of World War I. It was the first and one of only three to be equipped with the Handley Page V/1500 heavy bomber. The squadron was formed on 13 June 1918 at RAF Bircham Newton as the first squadron to be equipped with the Handley Page V/1500 heavy bomber. The squadron was re-formed on 1 November 1936 at RAF Boscombe Down from B Flight of 97 Squadron with the Handley Page Heyford III heavy bomber.

World War I. 1915. Turkey. Australian and New Zealand army members landing on the beach at Anzac cove during the invasion of Gallipoli.

Homefront: WW II RAF Avro Lancasters, with a resemblance to Consolidated Aircraft B-24 Liberators, this is a really cool poster encouraging factory work to support the war effort