Douglas Ross Arrowsmith’s pilots flying log book



Douglas Ross Arrowsmith’s pilots flying log book


Pilots flying log book for Douglas Ross Arrowsmith, covering the period from 15 January 1943 to 3 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 1 Elementary Flying Training School RAF RAAF Parafield, 4 Service Flying Training School RAAF Geraldton, 29 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Clyffe Pypard, 14 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Fraserburgh, 15 Beam Approach Training Flight RAF Edzell, 27 Operational Training Unit RAF Lichfield, 1656 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF Lindholme, 1 Lancaster Finishing School RAF Hemswell, 460 Squadron RAF Binbrook and RAF East Kirkby, 21 Operational Training Unit RAF Moreton-in-Marsh. Aircraft flown in were Tiger Moth, Anson, Oxford, Halifax, and Lancaster. He flew a total of 35 operations with 460 squadron, 6 daylight and 29 night operations. Targets were Stuttgart, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Bochum, Dortmund, Aschaffenburg, Freiburg, Merseburg, Ludwigshafen, Ulm, Munchen Gladbach, Gelsenkirchen, Nuremburg, Munich, Mannheim, Bottrop, Cleve, Dresden, Rostov Bay, Heligoland, Chemnitz, Essen, Herne, Misburg, Bruchstrasse, Oslo Fjord, Hannover and Paderborn.



One booklet


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