Edward King's RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book

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Edward King's RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book

Description

Edward J King’s Navigator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 30 January 1942 to 18 May 1946.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Navigator. He was stationed at RAF Prestwick (3 RS), RAF Wrexham and RAF Honiley (96 Squadron), RAF West Malling (29 Squadron), RAF West Freugh (4 AOS), RAF Ossington (82 OTU), RAF Stradishall (1657 HCU), RAF Mildenhall (15 Squadron), RAF Bruntingthorpe (29 OTU), RAF Riccall (1332 CU) and RAF Holmsley South (246 Squadron).
Aircraft flown in were Anson, Blenheim I, Oxford, Beaufighter, Stirling, Lancaster and York. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Maskell and Flight Sergeant Johnston. Targets were Cherbourg, Berlin, Stuttgart, Essen, Laon, Friedrichshaven, Chambly, Nantes, Cap Griz Nez, Louvain, Le Mans, Duisburg, Trappes, Ouistreham, Valenciennes, Montdidier, L’Hay, Villers-Bocage, Beauvoir, Wizernes, Vaires, Linzeux, Nucourt, Chalons-sur-Mer, Caen, Homberg, Montdidier and Coulonvilliers.
He flew 8 day operations and 22 night operations with 15 Squadron, total 30.

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One booklet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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LKingEJ182986v1

Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Edward King's RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 1, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33271.

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