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Tags: 37 Squadron; 635 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Dominie; evading; Hampden; Lancaster; Martinet; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Blyton; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Cranwell; RAF Downham Market; RAF Graveley; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Hemswell; RAF Ingham; RAF Leconfield; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Manby; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Newmarket; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF St Eval; RAF Sywell; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Waddington; RAF Warboys; RAF Westcott; RAF Wittering; RAF Wyton; Stirling; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington
Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
1. A list of crews on the operation.
2. Map of routes to target.
3. Luftwaffe night fighter combat claims for 25/26 May 1943.…
Tags: 460 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Binbrook; RAF Feltwell; RAF Seighford; RAF Stradishall; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…
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: 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: 10 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 4 Group; 40 Squadron; 405 Squadron; 408 Squadron; 415 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 424 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 426 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; bale out; Beaufighter; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; Caterpillar Club; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Dulag Luft; escaping; Goering, Hermann (1893-1946); Halifax; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; Military Cross; navigator; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Alconbury; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Digby; RAF Hendon; RAF St Eval; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 3A; Stalag Luft 4; Stirling; strafing; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley
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
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'David Joseph's son Brian met Paul Hilton in the 1980's through work, and he was wearing a prisoner of war tie. In…
Tags: 35 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 76 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; C-47; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Operation Exodus (1945); prisoner of war; RAF Catfoss; RAF Dalton; RAF Dishforth; RAF Driffield; RAF Graveley; RAF Harwell; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Warboys; RAF Wyton; shot down; Wellington; Whitley