ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND
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- CH 4188
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- object name: Official photograph
- object category: Black and white
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A Whitley crew preparing for a night sortie in November 1941. The ground crew wait patiently as last-minute adjustments are made to the pilot's flying clothing at dispersal. Note the parachutes and map bags on the ground, and the thermos flask- an essential item of personal kit for a seven-hour flight a draughty Whitley.
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