Mackie, George

Title

Mackie, George
George Alexander Mackie
G A Mackie

Description

Nine items. An oral history interview with George Mackie (1920 - 2020, 855966 Royal Air Force) with his log books, diary extract, list of operations, battle order and photographs. He flew operations as a pilot with 15 and 214 Squadrons.
The collection was catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2017-12-22

Rights

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Identifier

Mackie, GA

Collection Items

Group of aircrew
Fifty-eight aircrew wearing tunic with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows with hangar doors in the background.

Two aircrew inside a Stirling
Two aircrew wearing flying jackets and parachute harness one behind the other taken inside the fuselage of a Stirling. Flight engineer's instrument panel on the right.

No 1651 conversion unit - battle order - July 28 1942
List 12 crews including F/Sgt Mackie for operations on 28 July 1942. Bomb load 15 x 500lb, briefing at 20.00 hours. Annotates by crosses and ticks: failed to return, returned early and failed to take off.

15 Squadron Wyton, 1651 HCU Waterbeach and 214 Squadron operations
List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

Flying diary
Accounts of flying formation on 2 February 1941, cross country in a Wellington 3 March 1941, night flying om 4 March, cross country and night flying 5 March.

Plus de 1000 bombardiers a la fois sur l'Allemagne
French language propaganda leaflet about the start of great night bombing offensive against Germany.

George Alexander Mackie’s pilots flying log book. Two
Pilots flying log book two, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 24 September 1943 to 17 February 1946. Detailing his instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with 46 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Waterbeach, RAF…

George Alexander Mackie’s pilots flying log book. One
Pilots flying log book one, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 17 September 1940 to 30 September 1942. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Meir, RAF Cranfield, RAF…

George Mackie served in the RAF as a pilot. He flew forty-four operations, fifteen as a second pilot. Was posted to 15 Squadron in 1941 and critically examines the state of Bomber Command at the time. He was posted for eighteen months to RAF…
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