James Swaffield's navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book

LSwaffieldJ19250603v1.pdf

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James Swaffield's navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book

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Flying log book for navigators, air bomber, air gunners & flight engineers for James Swaffield, navigator, Covering the period from 18 August 1943 to the end of his operations on 5 January 1945 (but logbook certified to 21 April 1945). Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Husbands Bosworth, RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF Metheringham & RAF Spilsby. Aircraft flown in were Anson, Wellington, Stirling and Lancaster. He flew a total of 30 operations of which 14 were with 106 Squadron and 16 with 44 Squadron. His pilots on operations were Squadron Leader Grindon, Flying Officer Mangos, Flying Officer Lock, and Flying Officer Hayler. Targets were Kiel, St Cyr, Givors, Chahagnes, Rilly la Montagne, La Breteque, Trossy St Maximin, St Leu d'Esserent, Lorient, Chatelleraut, Koningsberg, Munchen Gladbach, Stuttgart, Walcheren Island, Brunswick, Bergen, Dusseldorf, Dortmund Ems, Duren, Trondheim, mine laying, Munich, Heilbron, Gdynia, Politz and Royon.

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One booklet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “James Swaffield's navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/34161.

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