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Lancaster bomber and crew discovered in German field.

Article about: Sixty nine years after it crashed, the Lancaster and its seven crew members are discovered by German historians. Thank you to those who were involved and may the crew now rest in peace. Here

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    Sixty nine years after it crashed, the Lancaster and its seven crew members are discovered by German historians.

    Thank you to those who were involved and may the crew now rest in peace.

    Here's the link: The final page in their story.

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    Respect to those who carried out the work, outstanding

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    RIP boys

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Nice to see the level of respect that is being shown by the workers. Laudable. At last, the crewmates can rest.

    Regards,

    Carl
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    They were from 49 Sqn based at Fiskerton, it was only their second trip.

    Blue skies lads.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Thanks for the link. RIP and salute.

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