Java Jive

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Title

Java Jive

Description

Note explaining why author's father and several pilots of 106 Squadron arrived singing Java Jive over the radio (R/T). Station commander was not impressed.

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Two page handwritten note

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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MPerryWRP1317696-170719-01

Transcription

[underlined] JAVA JIVE [/underlined]
I like coffee I like tea
I like the JAVA JIVE & it likes me etc

My father Flt Lieut Pete Perry DFC posted to RAF Metheringham Lincolnshire as a Lancaster Bomber Pilot in 1943/44. Their RT call sign was "Coffeestall", so to announce the Sqds arrival Pete & a couple of other pilots who formatted on him arrived

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singing the Java Jive over the R/T. The Station Commander didn't approve & strongly said so.

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Citation

“Java Jive,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 12, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36141.

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