Header image: The veterans group with their escorts in front of BBMF Lancaster PA474 on 23rd August 2018. (All photos: Clive Rowley)
The BBMF organised another of its ‘Veterans Days’ on Thursday 23rd August, giving a small group of nonagenarians the chance to visit and be hosted by the Flight for the afternoon, at its base at RAF Coningsby.
Some of the veterans had visited the BBMF before, but some had not. They gathered in the BBMF’s ‘Lancaster Lounge’ and were served a buffet lunch whilst chatting with members of the BBMF and amongst each other. More than 70 years after their wartime experiences, some memories are fading, but a story from one of them triggered a tale from another, and they certainly had some stories to tell.