Simms, Lester

Title

Simms, Lester
L Simms

Description

An oral history interview with Lester Simms (1924 - 2017, 1812002 Royal Air Force). He was posted to 106 Squadron at RAF Metheringham as ground personnel before he was posted to Rhodesia to be trained as a pilot.
The collection was catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2016-08-07

Rights

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Identifier

Simms, L

Collection Items

Lester tells of his tough early childhood, and his first experience of seeing a Heinkel bomber flying over his home in Surrey to attack the Brooklands Aircraft Factory. He tells of how he worked in the experimental department of Hawker Aircraft…
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