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Girls dancing in the street in Harwich. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: (Harich)- Harwich, 30/3/45'

Associated caption: 'Bunch of Kids skipping rope on a street in Hawich. Boy! I wished I could enter in the fun, but my rope skipping days were too far in the past. The kid's didn't acknowledge that I was there, even when I took this picture. From here, bicycled to Clacton on Sea. Stayed overnight at a small hotel or lodging house, March 30 1945.'

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Girls dancing in the street in Harwich. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: (Harich)- Harwich, 30/3/45'

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  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

People

  • Robert Sand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Specialist
    Took photos during the war which have appeared in several books. GC

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2015 16:13:48 Emily Changes to caption
Sources

Robert Sand correspondence with Roger Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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