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Article about Lancasters

Discussion in 'WWII Today' started by Mussolini, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Mussolini

    Mussolini Gaming Guru WW2|ORG Editor

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    Yeah, they had ones on the Hurricane and Spitfire around the same time.
     
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    Very nice write up on the Lancaster , bit surprising.....

    Gaines
     
  4. CAC

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    I thought id post a couple of pics of the Lancaster's almost forgotten big sister the Avro Lincoln...

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    Check out those oil bands on the wings![​IMG]
     
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    Lovely oil streaks. Somewhat reminiscent of the "D-Day Stripes"... quite possibly the most attractive markings ever added to WW2 aircraft.

    Oh God -- "Von Poop" is rubbing off on me and not in a good way
     
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  6. Mussolini

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    I appreciated the article as my granddad was a Bomb Aimer in a Lancaster! Talk about a birds eye view...
     
  7. Grasmere

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    Anyone got a picture of the Avro Manchester, a predecessor to the Lancaster?
     
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    ....yes, the Lancaster produced massive destruction ....most people do not realize or even know the enormity of the destruction of even one raid
    ..people nowadays are awed by 1 whole building on fire/destroyed
    here's the Manchester
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  9. Grasmere

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    Thanks. I realise the Lancaster was far superior but had never seen an image of the Manchester.
     

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