Frank Fetich's Royal Canadian Air Force pilot’s flying log book for aircrew other than pilot

LFertichF[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf

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Frank Fetich's Royal Canadian Air Force pilot’s flying log book for aircrew other than pilot

Description

Frank Fertich’s Flying Log book as air gunner covering the period from 24 January 1944 to 17 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RCAF Mont Joli (9 B&GS), RAF Wellesbourne Mountford (22 OTU), RAF Croft (1664 HCU) and RAF Middleton St George (428 Squadron). Aircraft flown in were Battle, Wellington, Halifax, Lancaster, Oxford and Anson.Targets were Essen, Cologne, Oberhausen, Ludwigshaven, Duisburg, Scholven, Wurzsburg, Hannover, Hanau, Merseburg, Zeitz, Wiesbaden, Bonn, Goch. Pforzheim, Mainz, Dortmund, Zweibrucken, Hagen, Neuss, Chemnitz, Dessau, Hemmingstedt and Hildesheim. He flew 22 night and 8 daytime operations with 428 Squadron, a total of 30. The log book also contains a poem and hand drawn illustrations including a woman with a horse and a naked woman captioned '428 Ghost'.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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One photocopied booklet

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LFertichF[Ser#DoB]v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Frank Fetich's Royal Canadian Air Force pilot’s flying log book for aircrew other than pilot,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 11, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28163.

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