John Casey's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

LCaseyJ2219470v1.pdf

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John Casey's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

Description

Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Sergeant John Casey from 26 February 1944 to 8 October 1945. Detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at 7 Air Gunnery School followed by training at 29 Operational Training Unit on Wellington, 1654 Heavy Conversion Unit on Stirling and No 5 Lancaster Finishing School. Aircraft flown were Anson, Martinet, Wellington, Stirling and Lancaster. He carried out a total of 22 daylight and night-time operations with 61 Squadron at RAF Skellingthorpe as an air gunner on the following targets in Germany, Netherlands, and Norway: Bergen, Bohlen, Dortmund-Ems Canal, Dresden, Flushing, Giessen, Heilbronn, Leuna, Lutzkendorf, Mittelland Canal, Munich, Nordhausen, Nuremberg, Politz, Rositz, Tønsberg and Würzburg. The log book records a Cook's tour and Operation Dodge flights. Also contained is a newspaper cutting on the history of 61 Squadron and two pages of calculations.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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One booklet

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LCaseyJ2219470v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “John Casey's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 27, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/2493.

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