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Tags: 195 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); flight engineer; Harvard; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lancastrian; Lincoln; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Feltwell; RAF Hullavington; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Manby; RAF Wratting Common; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training
Tags: 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; missing in action; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); prisoner of war; Proctor; RAF Dumfries; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Yatesbury; shot down; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book
He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
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; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); incendiary device; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; P-51; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranwell; RAF Stradishall; RAF Woodhall Spa; Tallboy; training; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington
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; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; 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 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
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
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Aircraft flown in: Halifax…