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- Coverage is exactly "Second generation"
Tags: 102 Squadron; 103 Squadron; African heritage; aircrew; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; military ethos; Mosquito; Operational Training Unit; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Kinloss; RAF Pocklington; RAF Riccall; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; training; Whitley
Tags: 106 Squadron; 95 Squadron; aircrew; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); fitter engine; flight engineer; ground crew; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; memorial; Operational Training Unit; perception of bombing war; prisoner of war; RAF Halton; RAF St Athan; RAF Syerston; Sunderland; training; Victoria Cross
Tags: 11 OTU; 1660 HCU; 29 OTU; 50 Squadron; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; civil defence; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; Home Guard; Lancaster; Manchester; mid-air collision; Operational Training Unit; RAF Little Rissington; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Westcott; training; Wellington
Tags: 106 Squadron; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; bale out; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; final resting place; Gneisenau; H2S; Hampden; Heavy Conversion Unit; heirloom; killed in action; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; memorial; mine laying; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operational Training Unit; RAF Cranwell; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Finningley; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Metheringham; RAF Polebrook; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wigsley; Royal Observer Corps; Scharnhorst; Stirling; take-off crash; training; wireless operator / air gunner