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No. 99 Squadron RAF

View from transit Liberators 2 mile up over the Indian Ocean (January 1946). Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

View from transit Liberators 2 mile up over the Indian Ocean (January 1946). Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

99 Squadron Liberators line up on dispersal. Picture Courtesy of BoB Livingstone

EV982 ""R"" for Robert, March 1945. Picture Courtesy of BoB Livingstone

99 Squadron Libs at Chakeri post war. Picture Courtesy of BoB Livingstone

Awaiting maintenance. Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell & Andy Bonsell.

Fuelling EW230 (nose art 'Audrey's back') Cocos Islands September 1945. Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

Servicing ramp Cocos Islands September 1945. Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

Engine checks, Cocos Islands September 1945. Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

Fueling EW230 (nose art 'Audrey's back') Cocos Islands September 1945. Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

Servicing EW230 (nose art 'Audrey's back') Cocos Islands September 1945. Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

Eight of the Squadron

No access and very hot engine servicing. Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

Fuelling up prior to an Op. Picture Courtesy of Ian Hyndman.

99 Squadron Liberators, Dhubalia getting ready for an Op. Picture Courtesy of Ian Hyndman.

'G' George nose at Dhublia (March 1945). Photo Courtesy of Val Bonsell ex 99 Squadron & Andy Bonsell.

Fueling EW 230

Servicing EW 230

Wimpy_para

Interior shot of Wimpy modified for dropping paratroopers Photo Courtesy of Martin Bond