Swaffield, James


Swaffield, James
J Swaffield


Four items. An oral history interview with Squadron Leader James Swaffield (b. 1925) his log book and photographs. He flew operations as a navigator with 44 and 106 Squadrons.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by James Swaffield and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Swaffield, J

Collection Items

RAF officer and a woman
On the left an RAF officer wearing battledress with half brevet and medal ribbons sitting in an armchair. On the right a woman wearing check jacket and skirt sitting in an armchair. View is inside an anteroom with door and window in the…

James Swaffield
On the right a Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with navigators brevet and medal ribbons. On the left a woman wearing dark jacket a jumper and pearl necklace.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital…

James Swaffield's navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book
Flying log book for navigators, air bomber, air gunners & flight engineers for James Swaffield, navigator, Covering the period from 18 August 1943 to the end of his operations on 5 January 1945 (but logbook certified to 21 April 1945). Detailing…

Interview with James Swaffield
James Swaffield was born and grew up in West London and flew as a navigator in the RAF. He discusses with the interviewer his life before, during and after the war. Highlights include: remembering his father, who served during the First World War and…
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