Ken Oakes - Royal Australian Air Force observer's air gunner's and w/t operator's flying log book

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Ken Oakes - Royal Australian Air Force observer's air gunner's and w/t operator's flying log book

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Air Gunners flying log book for K S Oakes covering the period from 9 February 1943 to 14 June 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Includes gunnery proficiency certificate, target details, mine laying, bomb loads and a First Tour Certificate. He was stationed at RAAF Port Pirie (2 BAGS), RAF Church Broughton and RAF Lichfield (27 OTU), RAF Marston Moor (1652 CU), RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield (466 Sqdn), RAF Manby (ECAS), RAF Catfoss (CGS). Aircraft flown in were Battle, Wellington, Halifax. He flew 32 night and 8 day-light operations with 466 Squadron. Targets were Etampes, Berlin, Leipzig, Schweinfurt, Stuttgart, Frankfurt am Main, Kiel Bay, Essen, Nuremberg, Villeneuve-St-Georges, Tergnier, Aulnoye, Acheres, Mechelen (Malines), Morsalines, Colline Beaumont, Hasselt, Boulogne, Bourg-Leopold, Trappes, Maisy, Chateaudon, Juvisy, Laval, St Martin-L’Hortier, Oisement-Neuville Au Bois, Villers-Bocage, Domleger, Caen, Forme Du Forestal, Les Landes-Vielles-et-Neuves, Sannerville, Les Catelliers, Foret de Nieppe, L’Isle Adam. His pilot on operations was Flight Lieutenant Scott.

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SWeirG19660703v060001

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Ken Oakes - Royal Australian Air Force observer's air gunner's and w/t operator's flying log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 1, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/34523.

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