Category: War’s End – final weeks

635 Squadron – End of War Photograph

Further to our post yesterday about Frederick Jones, a pilot with 635 Squadron, and his earlier time in training (see Frederick Jones, 635 Squadron, & Heaton Park) we have now located the end of war photograph from which his image has been taken. It is a huge photograph and our copy of it is not Read More

A Matter of Life and Death, 1946

“A Matter of Life and Death”, released in 1946, tells the story of a Pathfinder pilot, Squadron Leader Peter Carter, and the American girl, June, he falls in love with. The film starts on the night of 2 May 1945, in other words at the very end of the war in Europe. Carter’s Lancaster has Read More


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