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- Creator is exactly "Gary Rushbrooke"
Tags: 10 Squadron; 158 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); crash; demobilisation; fear; flight engineer; flight mechanic; fuelling; ground crew; ground personnel; Halifax; mid-air collision; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Lissett; RAF Melbourne; RAF Woodbridge; Sunderland; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon
Tags: 428 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); C-47; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; Halifax; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF St Athan; RAF Wymeswold; training
He completed technical training at RAF St Athan, where he met Betty, his future wife. From there Doug went to…
Tags: 425 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bombing; demobilisation; Dulag Luft; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; lynching; Operation Exodus (1945); Oxford; prisoner of war; RAF Bridlington; RAF Dishforth; RAF Tholthorpe; Red Cross; sanitation; shot down; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 6; strafing; the long march; training; Typhoon; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 100 Squadron; 582 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Anson; B-29; bombing; crewing up; heavy conversion unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lincoln; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; Pathfinders; RAF Grimsby; RAF Sandtoft; recruitment; Tiger force; training; wireless operator / air gunner; York