Howes, Jack


Howes, Jack
J Howes
Howes, Jean


Two items. An oral history interview with Jack Howes (b. 1933) and a short memoir. Jack Howes grew up in Lincoln and remembers the city being bombed.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Jack Howes and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Howes, J

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Jack Howes reminiscence letter to his grandchildren
Recalls German twin engine aircraft flying at very low level over Lincoln. He subsequently though it was a Ju-88. Adds some other wartime anecdotes. Includes b/w photograph of a JU-88.

Jack Howes was born in 1933 in Nottingham. His father was a machine engineer and by the start of the war they were living in Lincoln where he worked for Ruston-Bucyrus. His father was then transferred to Grantham and had to live there during the…
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