R.A.F 1940

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© Sarah Springer
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UploadedMay 11, 2014
TakenMay 11, 2014
ModelCanon EOS 30D
Exposure1/25 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length24 mm
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My mother was a plotter in the Royal Air Force during WWII @ Church Fenton,, Yorkshire, England. She is now 93 years old and still tells stories of the time she spent in the RAF.

18 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 May 2014):

    What a cute photo of your Mom taken in 1940...I like how the shadow lines up behind her also on the wall....You are blessed to still have your mother.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (11 May 2014):

    Beautiful and what is so great is that she still tells her stories of that very notable time. Brava. to her and to you!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins gave props (11 May 2014):

    Wonderful entry! Great that you have this neat photo AND your Mom to relate the stories. Love the shadow!

  • Pamela Haberman

    Pamela Haberman   gave props (11 May 2014):

    Amazing. I'm reading "Winter of the World' so this is particularly relevant to me. Great photo and some good genes too!

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (11 May 2014):

    Your Mom is beautiful ! I love this photo of her in days of WW11 !! Fantastic image and wonderful tribute Sarah !

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone gave props (11 May 2014):

    Words of love, and good to read words of love

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 May 2014):

    Rockin' JPG's Celebration!

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (12 May 2014):

    Nice presentation!!!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (12 May 2014):

    Great entry Sarah!! You should be very proud of her!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (12 May 2014):

    FAB background for this wonderful portrait!

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey gave props (12 May 2014):

    We thank your mother for her service! Everyone did their part back then, even us kids.

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte   gave props (12 May 2014):

    Wonderful entry !

  • JanElle

    JanElle gave props (12 May 2014):

    Your mother looks very spiffy in her uniform and her service during this perilous time in history would have been invaluable!! A beautiful tribute and a great entry!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (13 May 2014):

    a very brave and beautiful woman!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (14 May 2014):

    God bless your Mother she helped keep us safe!!! Thank you to her!!! A wonderful portrait and entry of a very brave woman!!!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith said (15 May 2014):

    She is a brave and adventurous woman.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (24 May 2014):

    Beautiful tribute!!

  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff   gave props (4 Jun 2014):

    Perfect shot. 93 and more.

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