Lancasters

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La Coupole - Air Raids On The Wizernes Site
20 June 17 ... Lancasters and 3 Mosquitos of No 617 Squadron attempted to attack Wizernes but were forced to abort by cloud cover over the target. 617 ... Squadron returned to Wizernes with 16 Lancasters and 2 Mosquitos, losing one Lancaster to anti-aircraft fire. 4 Group and 2 Lancasters of the Pathfinder Force attacked Wizernes without loss ...
Mailly-le-Camp - History
... the Normandy invasion (Operation Overlord), 346 British Avro Lancasters and 14 de Havilland Mosquitoes of RAF Bomber Command attacked the German military camp ... and equipment held there and heavy casualties 42 Lancasters - some 11.6% of the attacking force - were shot down - accounting for approx 300 personnel ... were killed in the bombing, although there were a small number of casualties when one of the Lancasters shot down crashed on a house ...
RAF North Killingholme - History
190 operations from the base, with the loss of 58 Lancasters ... Three Lancasters completed 100 operations each ... squadron to be based at North Killingholme and flew only Avro Lancasters also No ...
RAF Hemswell - In Popular Culture
... and the raid itself and was the only known colour film of Lancasters at War ... shots during filming, doubling for additional No 617 Squadron Lancasters, as the filmmakers only had four airworthy and fully flying Lancasters available to them ...
No. 619 Squadron RAF - History
... Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire on 18 April 1943, equipped with Lancaster Mk.III bombers, as part of 5 Group in Bomber Command ... It also briefly flew Lancaster Mk.I bombers in the first month of operation ... was flown in the night of 11 June 1943, when 12 Lancasters were sent to bomb targets in Düsseldorf, and the last bombing mission was flown on 25 April 1945 ...