Flying Officer A F Thomas’ RAF navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book

LThomasAF1851072v1.pdf

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Flying Officer A F Thomas’ RAF navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book

Description

Flying Officer A.F. Thomas’ RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 4th November 1943 to 26th March 1947, detailing his training, operations, instructional and post-war duties as a Flight Engineer. Also contains several photographs of aircraft and occasional notes.
He was stationed at RAF Woolfox Lodge (1665 and 1651 Conversion Unit), RAF Tuddenham (90 and 149 Squadron), RAF Wratting Common (1651 Conversion Unit), RAF Methwold (149 Squadron), RAF Feltwell and RAF Stradishall (149 Squadron). Aircraft in which flown: Stirling Mk I, Stirling Mk III, Lancaster Mk I, Lancaster Mk III and Lancaster Mk I (FE).
He flew a total of 35 operations with 90 and 149 squadrons (8 day, 27 night). Targets in Belgium, France and Germany were: Abbeville, Amiens, Cherbourg, Courtrai, Dortmund, Essen, Frisians (mining), Gelsenkirchen, Gironde, Hattingen, Heligoland, Kamen, Kattegat, Kiel Bay, Kiel, Laon, Merseburg, Osterfeld, Potsdam and Regensburg. Several operations are listed as ‘Special’ or with unnamed targets.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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One booklet

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LThomasAF1851072v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Flying Officer A F Thomas’ RAF navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22876.

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