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During World War II the Lancaster was the most successful bomber used by the Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Bazalgette Lancaster FM-159
Reflections of FM159, the night before it was placed in the new building.

Bazalgette Lancaster FM-159

Introduction Lancaster FM159 is a lucky Lancaster. One of 7374 built to help vanquish the Nazis, it was fortunate to have arrived for battle after the war in Europe ended,…

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Lancaster KB-732
'X-Terminator just prior to takeoff to Wangerooge; (l-r) G/C J.F. MacDonald (station commander at Middleton St. George), A/C C.R. Dunlap (commander of 64 Base), F/S Don McTaggart (KB-732's rear gunner), AVM C.M. "Black Mike" McEwen (A.O.C. No. 6 Group), and F/L Barney Wickham (KB-732's pilot) [ Photo courtesy Don McTaggart ]

Lancaster KB-732

VR--X-terminator The Greatest of the Canadian Lancs - by Dave Birrell Originally published in the Winter 2002 Edition of Airforce Magazine There are numerous Lancaster Bombers worthy of special attention…

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Lancaster KB-762

Corporal George William Billyard was "mentioned in dispatches" regarding KB762 as follows: Corporal Billyard is to be highly commended for his work in connection with the investigation of crashed aircraft…

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Lancaster KB-700
Roll Out of KB-700.

Lancaster KB-700

KB-700 - THE RUHR EXPRESS August 1, 1943 was a proud day for the workers of Victory Aircraft and indeed for all Canadians as the first Canadian-built Lancaster rolled off…

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The Lancaster Bomber

During the 1930's few would have foreseen that Britain would be as isolated and vulnerable as it became in 1940. Indeed, few people today understand how threatened the future of…

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Lancasters After The War

Lancasters continued to serve with Britain's Royal Air Force after the war, primarily as a maritime reconnaissance aircraft for Coastal Command. Bomber Command squadrons continued to use the Lancasters until…

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Lancaster Aircrew

The bond between the members of a bomber crew was intense and one can sense their spirit in the above photograph.It was taken on 29 January, 1944 of a No.…

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Post-War RCAF Lancasters

Beginning in the late 1940's, over one hundred Canadian-built Lancaster Mk. X's that had been placed in storage following the war were modified to nine different configurations for post-war service.…

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