Smith, Norman William


Smith, Norman William
N W Smith


Two items. An oral history interview with Norman William Smith (Royal Air Force) and an extract from his log book. He flew operations as an air gunner with 166 Squadron from RAF Kirmington.

The collection was catalogued by Nigel Huckins




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Norman William Smith - extract from flying log book
Extract from Norman William Smith’s air gunner logbook covering operations between 12 August 1944 and 3 December 1944 flying on Lancaster with 166 Squadron C Flight. 16 daylight and 15 night operations are recorded. Targets were Rieme, Stuttgart,…

Norman Smith was a rear gunner on Lancasters operating from RAF Kirmington. His most vivid memory is of the cold of long journeys. On one occasion he blinked and felt ice in his eyes. On one occasion they missed their airfield and went to Elsham…
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