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- Creator is exactly "Mick Jeffery"
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); fear; flight engineer; ground crew; Halifax; Lancaster; Lancastrian; Master Bomber; Me 110; military living conditions; military service conditions; operational training unit; Pathfinders; RAF Dishforth; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF St Athan; training; V-2; V-weapon
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; bomb aimer; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); Dulag Luft; final resting place; Halifax; Lancaster; Master Bomber; memorial; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Castle Donington; shot down; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 7; the long march; training; Wellington
Tags: 97 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); crewing up; fear; grief; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; military ethos; Oxford; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Blyton; RAF Bourn; RAF Shawbury; RAF Sleap; RAF Tilstock; RAF Upwood; shot down; Stearman; target indicator; training; Whitley
He tells of ‘crewing up’ in September 1943 as a 21 year old, and also his near miss with a Mosquito from 1409…
Between leaving school and joining the Royal Air Force, Kenneth worked as a Bank Clerk, before signing…
Tags: 630 Squadron; 8 Group; 97 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; crewing up; demobilisation; Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (1926 - 2022); FIDO; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Lancaster; Me 109; memorial; navigator; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; promotion; RAF Coningsby; Stirling; Tiger force; training; Wellington