Derrick Allen's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers.

LAllenDJ1880966v1.pdf

Title

Derrick Allen's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers.

Description

Navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s and flight engineer’s flying log book for Flight Sergeant Derrick Allen air gunner, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 25 April 1945. Detailing training and operations flown. He was stationed at London, Bridlington, RAF Bridgenorth, RAF Pembrey, RAF Silverstone, RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF Waddington, RAF Strubby, RAF Blyton, RAF Cardington, RAF St. Athan and RAF Spanhoe. Aircraft flown were, Anson, Wellington, Stirling, Lancaster and C-47. He flew a total of 19 operations with 467 Squadron, 6 daylight and 13 night, his aircraft was shot down on his ninth operation to Dusseldorf, when Pilot and Rear Gunner were killed, he abandoned aircraft. Targets were, Kaiserslautern, Wilhelmshaven, Bremen, Walcheren, Brunswick, Homberg, Dusseldorf, Ladbergen, Politz, Dresden, Chemnitz, Dortmund-Emms Canal, Sassnitz, Harburg, Essen, Komotau and Tonsberg.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Mike Connock

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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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LAllenDJ1880966v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Derrick Allen's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers.,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 23, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/2445.

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