'Lest we forget photo gallery'

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  1. Readie

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    Very cool John, thanks for posting this.
     
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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Nice find! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Some good stuff in there, and what a great idea to preserve the memory in photos like these.
     
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    Didn't see it there but here are all the Canadians who died in Bomber Command. The picture shows just a quarter of the names. Location: Nanton, Alberta, Canada.
     

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    That is an impressive respectful memorial in Canada.
    Is the Lancaster static or in flying condition?
    Cheers
    John
     
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    It's essentially static John, but the Merlins and props are being restored and they can now fire up 2 of them, working on the third.

    Bomber Command Museum of Canada
     
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    I have to hand it to you Canadians, you know how to honour your countrymen.
    The Lancaster gleams and the roll of honour is superb.
    Thanks for posting the museum link, I would like to visit one day.
    Cheers
    John
     
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    That a nice memorial Andy, very respectful. :salute:
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Very nice link and pictures. Thanks for sharing them.

    I love traveling around and visiting WW2 monuments no matter how small or large and no matter what nation they are a from. We should never forget any of them.

    One of the finest and most beautiful monuments I have ever seen is the WW2 monument in Washington DC. I will post some pics up of it later (maybe start a thread for monuments). I am really looking forward to going back to Normandy in July (have not been there since 1994 when I was there for the 50th Anniversary), and getting some pics of the monuments there again.
     
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