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WAUGHMAN’S ‘BAND OF BROTHERS’

Source:   Waughman’s second Lancaster bomber LL757 ‘Oor Wullie’ pictured while being serviced at Ludford Magna, May 1944. Waughman is in the cockpit and two ABC transmitter aerials are visible on top of the fuselage  

Waughman commanded the same basic crew of seven airmen plus a special duty operator in two Lancaster bombers between 1943-44. The crew became very close friends and worked as one to survive. “We all became a big band of brothers and we just gelled, it reallyfinal decision to make, but you were just another crewmember.”

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