Donald Chinery’s flying log book for observers and air gunners



Donald Chinery’s flying log book for observers and air gunners


Flying log book for observers and air gunners for D R Chinery, air gunner, covering the period from 16 August 1943 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Llandwrog, RAF Newmarket, RAF Waterbeach, RAF Wichford, RAF Coningsby, RAF Skellingthorpe and RAF Barford St John. He flew a total of 34 night operations with 61 squadron. Targets were, Chateauroux, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Berlin, Essen, Nuremburg, Tours, Aachen, Paris, Brunswick, Munich, Schweinfurt, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Mailly le Camp, Eindhoven, Nantes, Saumer, Ferme Dur Ville, Pierre Du Mont, Argentan, Rennes, Orleans, Poitiers, Aunay, Watten, Gelsenkirchen, Limoges, Rouville and Vitry.

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