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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Atlantic Ocean--Firth of Clyde"
Tags: aircrew; Anson; B-17; B-24; Battle; Blenheim; C-47; Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947); Defiant; Dominie; Fw 190; ground crew; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; Lysander; Magister; Manchester; Me 109; Mosquito; Oxford; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Eastchurch; RAF Hendon; RAF Henlow; RAF Martlesham Heath; RAF North Killingholme; RAF Pembrey; RAF Prestwick; RAF West Freugh; Spitfire; Stirling; Swordfish; Tiger Moth; training; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); York
Tags: 115 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 1678 HCU; 196 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 30 OTU; 514 Squadron; 623 Squadron; 90 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; aerial photograph; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; Catalina; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; fear; flight engineer; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hurricane; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Me 110; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; Operational Training Unit; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Downham Market; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hixon; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Seighford; RAF Tangmere; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Red Cross; sanitation; Stirling; target indicator; target photograph; training; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
He joined the Local Defence Volunteers at first then realised he did not want to become infantry. He did mount road blocks and fire watches. He applied to join the RAF and was accepted. Training was at Blackpool,…
Tags: 4 Group; 640 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); C-47; civil defence; crewing up; Dulag Luft; entertainment; evading; firefighting; flight engineer; Flying Training School; ground personnel; Halifax; Hampden; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Home Guard; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Manchester; Me 110; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operational Training Unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bicester; RAF Church Fenton; RAF Cosford; RAF Heaton Park; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Padgate; RAF Riccall; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 7; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force