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- Contributor is exactly "Sue Smith"
Tags: 1 Group; 103 Squadron; 166 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 576 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Lysander; Master Bomber; medical officer; memorial; mid-air collision; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Mosquito; Oboe; operational training unit; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; prisoner of war; promotion; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Bicester; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Cosford; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Hawarden; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kimbolton; RAF Kirmington; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Peplow; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Worksop; RAF Wyton; superstition; Tiger force; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 166 Squadron; 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bomb struck; crash; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; final resting place; flight engineer; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; love and romance; military ethos; military living conditions; mine laying; Nissen hut; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Bowden; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Kirmington; RAF Manby; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Silverstone; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wittering; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington
Bottom - from Robbie. Thanks her for letters and mentions…
Tags: prisoner of war
Incident 2. Describes watching another aircraft taking off when its flaps fell down and bomb doors opening as it reached take off speed on the runway.…
Tags: 156 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); bombing up; crewing up; debriefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; fear; flight engineer; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Master Bomber; Me 110; military service conditions; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; Pathfinders; perimeter track; pilot; promotion; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; superstition; tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; target photograph; training; V-1; V-weapon; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force