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- Contributor is exactly "Jackie Simpson"
Tags: 50 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bomb struck; bombing; crewing up; demobilisation; Dominie; Lancaster; love and romance; memorial; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; physical training; Proctor; RAF North Coates; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 427 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 6 Group; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Dulag Luft; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Home Guard; prisoner of war; RAF Cranwell; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Leeming; RAF Pershore; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Yatesbury; shot down; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 7; target indicator; the long march; training; Wellington; wireless operator
After the war he worked…
Tags: 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; Battle; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster finishing school; operational training unit; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Winthorpe; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 5 Group; 57 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; Lancaster; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Melksham; RAF Oakington; RAF Padgate; RAF Winthorpe; Stirling