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20 images of Lancaster bombers - seen these? - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/20-images-of-lancaster-bombers-seen-these.html

20 images of Lancaster bombers - seen these? - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/20-images-of-lancaster-bombers-seen-these.html

Isabella I was Queen of Castille, in what is today Spain. She was married to Ferdinand II of Aragon, also part of present-day Spain. Their marriage became the basis for the political unification of Spain under her grandson, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. After a struggle to claim her right to the throne, she reorganized the governmental system to bring the crime rate to the lowest it had been in years. Isabella and Ferdinand are known for supporting Columbus' 1492 voyage to the Western…

Isabella I was Queen of Castille, in what is today Spain. She was married to Ferdinand II of Aragon, also part of present-day Spain. Their marriage became the basis for the political unification of Spain under her grandson, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. After a struggle to claim her right to the throne, she reorganized the governmental system to bring the crime rate to the lowest it had been in years. Isabella and Ferdinand are known for supporting Columbus' 1492 voyage to the Western…

One of the most iconic planes of the Second World War, the Avro Lancaster. Britains premier four-engined heavy bomber of which over 7,000 were built. The L

One of the most iconic planes of the Second World War, the Avro Lancaster. Britains premier four-engined heavy bomber of which over 7,000 were built. The L

Lancaster B Mark III, LM449 ‘PG-H’, of No. 619 Squadron RAF based at Coningsby, Lincolnshire, in flight.

Lancaster B Mark III, LM449 ‘PG-H’, of No. 619 Squadron RAF based at Coningsby, Lincolnshire, in flight.

No 57 Squadron mid-upper gunner, Sergeant ‘Dusty’ Miller, ‘scans the sky for enemy aircraft’ from a Lancaster’s Fraser Nash FN50 turret.

No 57 Squadron mid-upper gunner, Sergeant ‘Dusty’ Miller, ‘scans the sky for enemy aircraft’ from a Lancaster’s Fraser Nash FN50 turret.

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_1942._CH15362 - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

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_1942._CH15362 - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

British former prisoners of war prepare to board an Avro Lancaster B Mark I, PB934, of No. 582 Squadron RAF at Lubeck, Germany, for repatriation to the United Kingdom.Canadian PO (A) S Jess, wireless operator of an Avro Lancaster bomber operating from Waddington, Lincolnshire carrying two pigeon boxes. Homing pigeons served as a means of communications in the event of a crash, ditching or radio failure.

British former prisoners of war prepare to board an Avro Lancaster B Mark I, PB934, of No. 582 Squadron RAF at Lubeck, Germany, for repatriation to the United Kingdom.Canadian PO (A) S Jess, wireless operator of an Avro Lancaster bomber operating from Waddington, Lincolnshire carrying two pigeon boxes. Homing pigeons served as a means of communications in the event of a crash, ditching or radio failure.

The “Lanc”, as it was affectionately known, thus became one of the more famous and most successful of the Second World War night bombers, “delivering 608,612 long tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties. Photograph looking back over the starboard wing of a Lancaster of No 61 Squadron, Bomber Command, after an attack on U-751 in the Bay of Biscay, 17 July 1942. The U-boat had been attacked and crippled by a Whitley of #502 Squadron earlier, before being finally sunk by depth charges dropped by the…

The “Lanc”, as it was affectionately known, thus became one of the more famous and most successful of the Second World War night bombers, “delivering 608,612 long tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties. Photograph looking back over the starboard wing of a Lancaster of No 61 Squadron, Bomber Command, after an attack on U-751 in the Bay of Biscay, 17 July 1942. The U-boat had been attacked and crippled by a Whitley of #502 Squadron earlier, before being finally sunk by depth charges dropped by the…

Badly_Damaged_Lancaster_Is_Brought_Back_Safely_After_Attack_on_Mailly_De_Camp_CE148

Badly_Damaged_Lancaster_Is_Brought_Back_Safely_After_Attack_on_Mailly_De_Camp_CE148

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