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25 March 2014: A burning plane 18,000′ over Germany and no parachute  Flight -Sergeant J Morgan, the rear gunner of an Avro Lancaster of No. 630 Squadron RAF at East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, checks his guns in the Nash & Thompson FN20 tail turret before taking off on a night raid on the marshalling yards at Juvisy-sur-Orge, France.

25 March 2014: A burning plane 18,000′ over Germany and no parachute Flight -Sergeant J Morgan, the rear gunner of an Avro Lancaster of No. 630 Squadron RAF at East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, checks his guns in the Nash & Thompson FN20 tail turret before taking off on a night raid on the marshalling yards at Juvisy-sur-Orge, France.

The Short Stirling was the first four-engined British heavy bomber of the Second World War. The Stirling was designed by Short Brothers to meet a Air Ministry specification from 1936. When the preferred design from Supermarine had to be abandoned, the Stirling was ordered for the RAF. It entered service in early 1941.

The Short Stirling was the first four-engined British heavy bomber of the Second World War. The Stirling was designed by Short Brothers to meet a Air Ministry specification from 1936. When the preferred design from Supermarine had to be abandoned, the Stirling was ordered for the RAF. It entered service in early 1941.

Lancaster PA474 mid-upper turret Gary Eason _DSC3309

Lancaster PA474 mid-upper turret Gary Eason _DSC3309

The ground crew of RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, May 1944 'bomb up' a Lancaster of No.467 Squadron RAAF writing on a 'Cookie' (8,000 lb HC (High Capacity) bomb) '100 Not Out'  to mark the 100th recorded operation of the Lancaster PO-S R5868.   [AWM SUK12226]

The ground crew of RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, May 1944 'bomb up' a Lancaster of No.467 Squadron RAAF writing on a 'Cookie' (8,000 lb HC (High Capacity) bomb) '100 Not Out' to mark the 100th recorded operation of the Lancaster PO-S R5868. [AWM SUK12226]

Tuskegee Airmen: Gunner

Tuskegee Airmen: Gunner

RAF / LANCASTER

RAF / LANCASTER

The wrecked rear turret of Avro Lancaster B Mark I, ED413 'DX-M' "Minnie the Moocher", of No. 57 Squadron RAF at Scampton, Lincolnshire, after returning from a night raid to Oberhausen, Germany, on the night of 14/15 June 1943, during which it was attacked by German night fighters. A cannon shell exploded in the rear turret, killing the gunner, Sergeant R F Haynes of Nuneaton Cheshire, while further strikes smashed the radio and navigational equipment, and riddled the fuselage of the…

The wrecked rear turret of Avro Lancaster B Mark I, ED413 'DX-M' "Minnie the Moocher", of No. 57 Squadron RAF at Scampton, Lincolnshire, after returning from a night raid to Oberhausen, Germany, on the night of 14/15 June 1943, during which it was attacked by German night fighters. A cannon shell exploded in the rear turret, killing the gunner, Sergeant R F Haynes of Nuneaton Cheshire, while further strikes smashed the radio and navigational equipment, and riddled the fuselage of the…

A gunner, believed to be RAF Sergeant J Bell, looks through the opening in the perspex of the rear turret of Avro Lancaster R5740/`KM-O’. The four guns shown are Browning .303 machine guns

A gunner, believed to be RAF Sergeant J Bell, looks through the opening in the perspex of the rear turret of Avro Lancaster R5740/`KM-O’. The four guns shown are Browning .303 machine guns

Avro Lancaster B Mark I, DV397 ‘QR-W’, of No. 61 Squadron RAF taxying past the windsock at Coningsby, Lincolnshire. DV398 was lost during a raid on Berlin, Germany on 24/25 March 1944.

Avro Lancaster B Mark I, DV397 ‘QR-W’, of No. 61 Squadron RAF taxying past the windsock at Coningsby, Lincolnshire. DV398 was lost during a raid on Berlin, Germany on 24/25 March 1944.

Nose gunner in the cramped conditions of the Frazier-Nash front turret of the Vickers Wellington bomber, with it's two .303 machine guns - RAF - World War 2

Nose gunner in the cramped conditions of the Frazier-Nash front turret of the Vickers Wellington bomber, with it's two .303 machine guns - RAF - World War 2

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