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Crash Over Berlin

Crash Over Berlin

Mr. Callas describes the attack over Berlin, taking hits from enemy fire and following orders from Skipper who is forced to make a crash landing.

Shrapnel From Enemy Aircraft

Shrapnel From Enemy Aircraft

Mr. Callas describes getting wounded by enemy fire and details how he and the crew reacted.

Raid Over Frankfurt

Raid Over Frankfurt

Mr. Callas describes a tense situation when crew were uncertain of bomb release on raid over Frankfurt.

The Lancaster Bomber

The Lancaster Bomber

Mr. Callas describes the unique characteristics of the Lancaster aircraft and some techniques used in enemy attack.

Equipment on the Lancaster

Equipment on the Lancaster

Mr. Callas tells of the weapons located in the Lancaster and describes the type of uniform worn to withstand the cold temperatures

Appreciation for Bomber Command

Appreciation for Bomber Command

Mr. Heather expresses the pride he has for Bomber Command and his belief that they made a positive contribution to the war time effort.

Clothing for the Frigid Temperatures

Clothing for the Frigid Temperatures

Mr. Heather details the type of clothing distributed to the crew in order to withstand the cold temperatures during flight operations.

Getting Coned

Getting Coned

Mr. Heather describes the frightful experience of “getting coned.”

Upside Down in a Violent Storm

Upside Down in a Violent Storm

Severe weather causes the Halifax to flip causing the turret to fill with debris.

Bombing Runs

Bombing Runs

After crossing the English Channel, Mr. Heather describes the challenges faced when they lose an engine.

Preference for Night Time Raids

Preference for Night Time Raids

Mr. Heather explains the differences between daylight and night time raids.

Associating With Our Own

Associating With Our Own

Mr. Heather speaks about the relationship among the crew and the level of trust required in one another.

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