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- Coverage is exactly "Royal Australian Air Force"
Tags: 102 Squadron; 462 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bollingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Driffield; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Mona; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Pocklington; RCAF Fingal; training; Wellington
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book
He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
On the reverse they are identified and autographed -
'Skipper AG Edgar RAF
Navigator Robert J Brooks RAAF
Air Bomber Allan J. Millard RAAF
Information supplied with the collection states 'Breifing [sic] Room RAF Waddington "Raid on Juvisy 18/19 April 1944" ' There is a banner with 'WC Kingsford-Smith'. he was the squadron's first commanding…