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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Belgium"
Letter from Emile Witmeur to Roy Langlois and report of crash landing and subsequent attempted escape of crew aided by Belgian escape line
Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
Tags: 455 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-24; bombing; C-47; Catalina; Dominie; Hampden; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Lichfield; RAF Saltby; RAF Scampton; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Whitchurch; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Yatesbury; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 543 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; Gneisenau; gremlin; Harvard; Lysander; Magister; Meteor; Oxford; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Benson; RAF Cranwell; RAF Hatfield; RAF Hendon; RAF Odiham; RAF St Eval; Scharnhorst; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; Wellington
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