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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Algeria--Blida"
Tags: 52 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-24; bale out; Battle; C-47; Cook’s tour; evading; 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
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
Tags: 455 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-24; Battle; bombing; 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
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…
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; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; 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; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Hurricane; 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
Photo 2 is three airmen sitting outside a wooden building, annotated 'Blida 1943 April 150 Sqdn Sgt Willoughby (Nav O), Chadderton…
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…
Photo 2 - an airman identified as Bill Willoughby, Navigator at Wimpey port gun position.
Photo 3 - Bill Willoughby…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 624 Squadron; 76 Squadron; 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 Pocklington; RAF Rufforth; RAF Tempsford; training; Wellington