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- Contributor is exactly "Katie Gilbert"
Tags: 138 Squadron; 161 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bolingbroke; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); briefing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); displaced person; fear; Gee; H2S; Hudson; Lancaster; Lysander; military service conditions; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); perception of bombing war; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Tempsford; RAF Tuddenham; Resistance; Special Operations Executive; training; Wellington
Tags: 466 Squadron; 578 Squadron; aircrew; coping mechanism; crash; crewing up; entertainment; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; mess; military discipline; military living conditions; military service conditions; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Oxford; perception of bombing war; pilot; RAF Burn; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Rufforth; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 158 Squadron; 462 Squadron; 5 Group; 50 Squadron; 77 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Bombing of Augsburg (17 April 1942); bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); briefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; fear; Gee; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Halifax; In the event of my death letter; Ju 88; Lancaster; military living conditions; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Nissen hut; radar; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Driffield; RAF Full Sutton; RAF Lissett; RAF Manby; Spitfire
Tags: 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; crewing up; fear; Grand Slam; ground personnel; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Me 262; military service conditions; operational training unit; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Winthorpe; sanitation; service vehicle; Stirling; Tallboy; training; Wellington
Tags: 100 Squadron; 626 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; crewing up; flight engineer; Halifax; Lancaster; Master Bomber; memorial; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); promotion; RAF Grimsby; RAF St Athan; RAF Wickenby; superstition; training