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Tags: 115 Squadron; aircrew; bomb struck; bombing; Cook’s tour; crash; Gee; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 2; love and romance; Me 110; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; promotion; RAF Dishforth; RAF Feltwell; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Silverstone; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wing; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Stearman; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Window; York
Tags: 207 Squadron; 3 Group; 514 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cornell; crewing up; Dominie; flight engineer; hangar; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; promotion; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Bottesford; RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Leconfield; RAF Marham; RAF Methwold; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Spilsby; RAF Sywell; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Westcott; recruitment; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 428 Squadron; 6 Group; aircrew; bale out; bombing; C-47; crewing up; Dulag Luft; entertainment; escaping; flight engineer; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; killed in action; navigator; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Middleton St George; Red Cross; shot down; sport; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 3; the long march; training
Tags: 207 Squadron; 220 Squadron; 58 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; animal; anti-aircraft fire; Cook’s tour; Distinguished Flying Cross; fear; Harvard; Lancaster; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; pilot; promotion; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Driffield; RAF Kinloss; RAF Langar; RAF Morton Hall; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Pocklington; RAF Spilsby; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Ternhill; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Winthorpe; Shackleton; sport; Tiger Moth; Whitley; wireless operator
Letter from Emile Witmeur to Roy Langlois and report of crash landing and subsequent attempted escape of crew aided by Belgian escape line
George did well at school and he was fascinated by aeroplanes.…
Tags: 44 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; Lancaster; Mosquito; Oboe; Pathfinders; RAF Chipping Norton; RAF Coningsby; RAF Swinderby; RAF Witchford; target indicator; V-weapon; wireless operator
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
Tags: 49 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Winthorpe; Tallboy; training; V-weapon; Wellington