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  • bar, Petwood Hotel

    bar, Petwood Hotel

    part of "bar, Petwood Hotel" (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 10947.2

    Two of two lacquered wood sections from a barrel keg which form part of a hotel drinks bar. This section is unconnected but formed part of one of the sides of the bar. Inlaid into the section is a small metal plaque engraved as follows 'A SECTION...

  • bar, Petwood Hotel

    bar, Petwood Hotel

    part of "bar, Petwood Hotel" (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 10947.1

    First of two lacquered wood sections from a barrel keg which formed part of a hotel drinks bar. This part is a hinged section forming what would have been the bar door and inlaid into it is a small metal plaque engraved as follows 'A SECTION FROM...

  • 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1126

    Flight Lieutenant Harold Sydney Wilson and crew. They did not fly on the Dams raid owing to illness. Left to right: Flight Sergeant Trevor H Payne, front gunner; Pilot Officer Thomas W Johnson, flight engineer; Sergeant Eric Hornby, rear gunner; Sergeant...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 106 (PR) Group RAF

    C 4885

    Vertical photographic reconnaissance aerial taken over the E- and R-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland, following the daylight raid by 17 Avro Lancasters of No. 617 Squadron RAF, led by their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander J B Tait, on 15 December 1944...

  • DECORATIONS OF GROUP CAPTAIN LORD CHESHIRE OF WOODHALL, VC, OM, DSO & 2 BARS, DFC

    DECORATIONS OF GROUP CAPTAIN LORD CHESHIRE OF WOODHALL, VC, OM, DSO & 2 BARS, DFC

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM EXHIBITS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Imperial War Museum official photographer

    MH 33884

    The medals of Group Captain Leonard Cheshire RAF comprising (left to right): Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and two bars, Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939-1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star with Atlantic clasp, Burma Star, Defence Medal, 1939-...

  • THE VISIT OF HM KING GEORGE VI TO NO 617 SQUADRON (THE DAMBUSTERS) ROYAL AIR FORCE, SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 27 MAY 1943

    THE VISIT OF HM KING GEORGE VI TO NO 617 SQUADRON (THE DAMBUSTERS) ROYAL AIR FORCE, SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 27 MAY 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1002

    Wing Commander Guy Gibson, VC, DSO and bar, DFC and bar, with members of his Squadron. In the front row are Gibson's flight commanders, on his right Squadron Leader Dave Maltby, and on his left Squadron Leader Mick Martin.

  • 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1129

    Flight Lieutenant Dave Shannon, pilot of ED929/`AJ-L' on the dams raid, with Flight Lieutenant R D Trevor-Roper, who flew as Gibson's rear gunner on the dam's raid; and Squadron Leader G W Holden.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Imperial War Museum staff photographer

    HU 69915

    Print, copied from material lent to the museum. Operation CHASTISE: the attack on the Moehne, Eder and Sorpe Dams by No. 617 Squadron RAF on the night of 16/17 May 1943. A practice 'Upkeep' weapon attached to the bomb bay of Wing Commander Guy...

  • THE VISIT OF HM KING GEORGE VI TO NO 617 SQUADRON (THE DAMBUSTERS), ROYAL AIR FORCE, SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 27 MAY 1943

    THE VISIT OF HM KING GEORGE VI TO NO 617 SQUADRON (THE DAMBUSTERS), ROYAL AIR FORCE, SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 27 MAY 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1001

    The King has a word with Flight Lieutenant H S Wilson. Air Vice Marshal Ralph Cochrane, Commander of No 5 Group, is in the centre background, and Wing Commander Guy Gibson is in the right foreground.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: AVRO 683 LANCASTER.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: AVRO 683 LANCASTER.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 11384B

    Type 464 (Provisioning) Lancaster, ED825/G, at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, during handling trials with the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment. One of some twenty aircraft specially built to carry the 'Upkeep' weapon on Operation...

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