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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Algeria--Blida"
H Jack Lazenby DFC
Tags: 1654 HCU; 20 OTU; 207 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 57 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 7 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); briefing; Catalina; Chamberlain, Neville (1869-1940); crewing up; debriefing; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); entertainment; flight engineer; flight mechanic; Flying Training School; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Hampden; hangar; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; love and romance; Manchester; Master Bomber; Me 110; Me 262; mechanics engine; mess; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; Oboe; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; radar; RAF Barkstone Heath; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Benson; RAF Bourn; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Colerne; RAF Cosford; RAF Cranwell; RAF Dunkeswell; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Elvington; RAF Fairford; RAF Halton; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Melton Mowbray; RAF Mepal; RAF Oakington; RAF Padgate; RAF Pershore; RAF Scampton; RAF Silverstone; RAF St Athan; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Swinderby; RAF Talbenny; RAF Tangmere; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Valley; RAF Warboys; RAF Wigsley; RAF Wing; recruitment; Resistance; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; target indicator; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley; Window; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Ron Riding's Royal Canadian Air Force observers and air gunners flying log book
Tags: 52 Squadron; Air Observers School; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-24; bale out; Battle; Bombing and Gunnery School; C-47; Cook’s tour; evading; Flying Training School; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Lancaster; navigator; observer; operational training unit; Oxford; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Dishforth; RAF Lindholme; RAF Northolt; RAF Oakington; Second Tactical Air Force; shot down; Stirling; submarine; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; York
The memoir of Eric William Scott
Tags: 142 Squadron; 37 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; bomb aimer; Caterpillar Club; Dulag Luft; Harvard; lack of moral fibre; love and romance; mine laying; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Cardington; RAF Cosford; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Watchfield; recruitment; Red Cross; shot down; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 7; Stearman; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
John Mitchell - notes for memoire
Tags: 207 Squadron; bombing; forced landing; mine laying
Bertie Foxlee’s flying log book for observer’s and air gunners
Tags: 14 OTU; 25 OTU; 27 OTU; 455 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 81 OTU; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Anson; B-24; Battle; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); C-47; Catalina; Dominie; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Hampden; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; mine laying; operational training unit; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Lichfield; RAF Saltby; RAF Scampton; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Tilstock; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Yatesbury; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner
Sam Saunders in Egypt
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are scenes from Cairo.
Photo 4 is a side head and shoulders profile of Sam.
Photo 5 is a Battle aircraft in…
Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot
Just Another Tailend Charlie
The Earliest Years.
Born in Barnoldswick, then in Yorkshire, now in Lancashire in 1922. His father ran a wireless business until 1926. He describes his years at schools and a move to…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 1661 HCU; 227 Squadron; 25 OTU; 30 OTU; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 84 OTU; 9 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Flying Training School; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Hurricane; Initial Training Wing; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; military discipline; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Farnborough; RAF Finningley; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Milltown; RAF Norton; RAF Scampton; RAF Seighford; RAF Strubby; RAF Syerston; RAF Waddington; RAF Wick; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Bill Willoughby and Stan Chadderton
Stirling landing, Blida and Lancasters on ground
Photo 2 is three airmen sitting outside a wooden building, annotated 'Blida 1943 April 150 Sqdn Sgt Willoughby (Nav O), Chadderton…
Clifford Watson, civilians, airmen and a Wellington
Photo 2 is an airman with a camera. He is smoking a pipe and he is standing on snow.
Photo 3 is five airmen seated on steps in front of a wooden building. Three men are…
Tags: 150 Squadron; aircrew; bomb aimer; pilot; Wellington
Clifford Watson, airmen and civilians
Photo 2 - an airman identified as Bill Willoughby, Navigator at Wimpey port gun position.
Photo 3 - Bill Willoughby…
Joseph Wilson's observer's and air gunner's flying log book
Tags: 102 Squadron; 1652 HCU; 1663 HCU; 20 OTU; 624 Squadron; 76 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Me 109; mine laying; operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Penrhos; RAF Pocklington; RAF Rufforth; RAF Tempsford; training; Wellington