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Tags: 149 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-17; bombing; C-47; flight engineer; Lancaster; Manchester; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; RAF Bardney; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Methwold; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Watton; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York
Tags: 12 Squadron; 40 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Magister; Martinet; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Binbrook; RAF Kirmington; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Ternhill; RAF Upavon; RAF Wellesbourne Mountford; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wymeswold; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 106 Squadron; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Battle; bombing; Hampden; Lancaster; Lysander; mine laying; Oxford; RAF Coningsby; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Finningley; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 196 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 617 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of the Mimoyecques V-3 site (6 July 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Siracourt V-weapon site (25 June 1944); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; final resting place; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); grief; incendiary device; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; P-51; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranwell; RAF Stradishall; RAF Woodhall Spa; Tallboy; training; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…
Tags: 120 Squadron; 206 Squadron; 210 Squadron; 42 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 47 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; flight engineer; Halifax; Lancaster; Lincoln; RAF Abingdon; RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leconfield; RAF St Athan; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Wombleton; Shackleton; training
Tags: 162 Squadron; 455 Squadron; 571 Squadron; 608 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Beaufighter; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Hampden; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lysander; Magister; Martinet; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; Proctor; RAF Bitteswell; RAF Bourn; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Cranwell; RAF Downham Market; RAF Finningley; RAF Mildenhall; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Waddington; RAF Warboys; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington; Whitley
In the top corner is a photograph of an airman in the cockpit of his aircraft.
There is a yellow post…
He was stationed at RAF Peterborough (No. 25 (Polish) Elementary Flying Training School),…
Tags: 514 Squadron; aircrew; B-24; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; flight engineer; Hudson; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); RAF Eastleigh; RAF Feltwell; RAF Leconfield; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Waterbeach; Stirling; training
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; ditching; flight engineer; Gee; gremlin; H2S; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; navigator; Nissen hut; pilot; radar; rivalry; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; wireless operator