Harold Richards’ South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book

LRichardsHJ1451874v1.pdf

Title

Harold Richards’ South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book

Description

South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for H J Richards, navigator, covering the period from 9 March 1943 to 10 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, and post war duties with Empire Air Armament School. He was stationed at SAAF Grahamstown, RAF Millom, RAF Stoney Cross, RAF Brize Norton and RAF Earls Colne. Aircraft flown in were Anson, Oxford, Albemarle, Whitley, Stirling, Halifax and Wellington. He flew a total of 11 operations as ordered with 297 squadron on glider towing duties, these included operation Mullard on D-Day, operation Market Garden and operation Varsity in support of the Rhine crossing.

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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LRichardsHJ1451874v1

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Temporal Coverage

Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Harold Richards’ South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/24750.

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