JEROEN VOGELAAR: Aviation Photographs

Avro Lancaster B.1 PA474 Battle of Britain Memorial Flight RAF

Avro Lancaster B.1 PA474 Battle of Britain Memorial Flight RAF

Avro Lancaster B.1 PA474 Battle of Britain Memorial Flight RAF On 2 May 2015 this Lancaster overflew the Memorial at Rotterdam-Terbregge of operations Manna and Chowhound. These operations took place from 29 April to the end of World War II in Europe on 8 May 1945. These two operations–Manna by the Royal Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force (29 April – 7 May) and Chowhound by the U.S. Army Air Forces (1–8 May)—dropped a total of over 11,000 tons of food into the still-unliberated western part of the Netherlands, with the acquiescence of the occupying German forces.

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