File:Vickers Wellington - Royal Air Force Bomber Command, 1939-1941. CH478.jpg

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Description
English: Royal Air Force Bomber Command, 1939-1941.
A crew member on board a Vickers Wellington of No. 75 (New Zealand) Squadron RAF places night flares in position in the cramped rear fuselage. Note the Elsan chemical lavatory to the right.
Date between 1939 and 1941
date QS:P,+1950-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1939-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1941-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Source

http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//51/media-51618/large.jpg

IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph CH 478 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author Devon S A (Mr), Royal Air Force official photographer
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Part ofAir Ministry Second World War Official Collection
Subjects
  • Associated people and organisations
    Royal Air Force, 75 Squadron
  • Associated places
    Feltwell, Norfolk, England, UK
  • Associated events
    British Air Offensive 1939-1942, Second World War
  • Associated themes
    Empire & Commonwealth, Royal Air Force 1939-1945, Bomber Command
  • Associated keywords
    Aerial Warfare, Operations
Categoryphotographs
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