Les Arrowsmith’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

LArrowsmithHL571013v1.pdf

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Les Arrowsmith’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

Description

Warrant Officer Les Arrowsmith’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers, from 28 January 1946 to 18 July 1950. Mainly records his training and various postings in the Far East as navigator within Transport Command, with references to Singapore (Changi), Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Saigon, Hong Kong, and Jakarta. Described as “A very reliable and conscientious navigator”, one of his assessments refers to him as an “Ex POW”, and a note on the first page says “1st Log Book lost by RAF 22/5/44”. His final posting was with Bomber Command, 138 squadron at RAF Wyton. Aircraft flown were Oxford, York, Auster, Anson, Harvard, C-47 and Lincoln.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

David Leitch

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This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

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One booklet

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LArrowsmithHL571013v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Les Arrowsmith’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 16, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11897.

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