John Youngs’ flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

LYoungJ1569980v1.pdf

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John Youngs’ flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

Description

Royal Air Force flying log book for Sergeant John Young, flight engineer, covering the period 28 June 1944 to 6 January 1945, detailing training, and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Eastmoor. Aircraft flown in were the Halifax III, V & VII. He flew 30 operations, 17 night time and 13 daylight with 432 Squadron. Targets were le Havre, Dortmund, Wanne-Eickel, Osnabruck, Kiel, Boulogne, Calais, Bottrop, Stekrade-Holten, Duisberg, Essen, Homberg, Cologne, Hannover, Oberhausen, Dusseldorf, Bochum, Gelsenkirchen, Julich, Munster, Opladen, Troisdorf, Hanau, Magdeberg. The log book has a photo after the last operation which shows seven aircrew under an aircraft. Captioned ‘Back Row: L to R: Self; ‘Cam’ (Mid Upper); Earl Fox (Bomb Aimer); Lloyd Gapes (Navigator) Front Row: L to R: ‘Buzz’ (Tail Gunner); J Hartley) W/Op; Les Steadman (Pilot)’.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Mike Connock

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One booklet

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LYoungJ1569980v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “John Youngs’ flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1931.

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