Penny, Jim

Title

Penny, Jim
James Alfred Penny
J A Penny

Description

Three items. Two oral history interviews with Jim Penny (b. 1922, 1345892 Royal Air Force) and his log book. He flew operations as a pilot with 97 Squadron from RAF Bourn until his aircraft was shot down over Berlin 24th November 1943 and he became a prisoner of war.

The collection was catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Date

2015-08-16

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Penny, J

Collection Items

James A Penny’s pilots flying log book
Pilots flying log book for James A Penny, covering the period from 10 November 1941 to 23 November 1943 when he was shot down over Berlin. He was stationed at AAC Souther Field, RCAF North Battleford, RAF Shawbury, RAF Sleap, RAF Blyton, RAF Upwood…

Interview with Jim Penny. Two
Jim Penny flew operations as a pilot with 97 Squadron from RAF Bourn until his aircraft was shot down over Berlin 24th November 1943 and he became a prisoner of war.

Interview with Jim Penny. One
Jim Penny joined the Air Force in July 1940 when he was eighteen. He recounts the training which he undertook before he became a Bomber Command Pathfinder pilot for 97 Squadron at RAF Bourn. He explains the crewing up process and details those who…
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