Interview with Charles Henry Clarke. Two

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Interview with Charles Henry Clarke. Two

Description

Charles Clarke joined the RAF aged 17 and began training as a pilot but he became ill with mumps and later trained as a bomb aimer. His aircraft was shot down on an operation to Schweinfurt and he became a prisoner of war. He took part in the Long March from Stalag Luft 3, constructing a sledge to carry his belongings. After returning to London he was posted to the Air Ministry for Aircraft Production, and posted to the Middle East. Charles had a long and varied career in the RAF and left as an Air Commodore in 1978.

In accordance with the conditions stipulated by the donor, this item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2016-06-02

Contributor

Linda Saunders

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01:26:04 audio recording

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AClarkeCH160602

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Citation

Chris Brockbank, “Interview with Charles Henry Clarke. Two,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9018.

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