Videos and Film Clips

An interview with veteran Fred Archbold in September 2011. He was a Flight Engineer, at Elvington and Full Sutton, with the squadron in India and on the Berlin Airlift. Fred passed away 2nd May 2013. (Rachel Semlyen)

A clip from Dutch TV (much of it is in English and well worth watching) 4 May 2014, about the story of Alf Burns and Pat Tiernan, air gunners of Halifax MZ 715 77 Sqd RAF shot down over Dodewaard 17June 1944. (With thanks to Adrian Carroll)

Veteran Cyril Frazer, wireless operator, tells about 77 Squadron’s transfer to Mauripur, India in October 1945. Filmed in the squadron history room at Elvington, 7 September 2014. (Rachel Semlyen)

Veteran of 77 Squadron RAF, Cyril Frazer describes how supplies (including chickens and donkeys!) were dropped to remote outposts in India in 1945.

The last flight of Handley Page Halifax Bomber MZ829-KNX and the crew’s Canadian memorial in Jalhay, Belgium. (With thanks to Bryan Naylor)