Peter Banting’s Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot

LBantingP1399810v1.pdf

Title

Peter Banting’s Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot

Description

Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for Peter Banting, bomb aimer, covering the period from 5 October 1943 to 11 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RCAF Lethbridge, RCAF Edmonton, RAF Halfpenny Green, RAF Oakley, RAF Westcott, RAF Chedburgh, RAF Feltwell, RAF Mepal, RAF Warboys and RAF Oakington. Aircraft flown in were, Anson, Bolingbroke, Wellington, Stirling, Lancaster and Oxford. He flew a total of 25 Operations, 12 Daylight and 5 night operations with 75 Squadron and 2 Daylight and 6 night operations with 7 Squadron pathfinders. Targets were Duisberg, Cologne, Krefeld, Munchen Gladbach, Wiesbaden, Dortmund, Wesel, Gelsenkirchen, Kamen, Wanne Eickel, Salzbergen, Dessau, Essen, Nordhausen, Hamburg, Kiel, Plauen, Potsdam and Bremen. He also flew operation Manna to Rotterdam, and operation exodus to Lubeck and Juvencourt.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Mike Connock

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One booklet

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LBantingP1399810v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Peter Banting’s Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 25, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20275.

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