75 ‘LANCS’

TO CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE LANCASTER GOING INTO COMBAT, JOSH LYMAN PROFILES THE LIFE AND TIMES OF 75 OF THE 7,000-PLUS BUILT, INCLUDING THE SURVIVORS

Built as a bomber, transformed into a map-maker, adapted for aerodynamic research, destined to be a museum exhibit, then turned into a national treasure: the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s PA474. DARREN HARBAR

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