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Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; ground personnel; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; navigator; pilot; radar; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Winthorpe; sport; Stirling; training; wireless operator
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: 149 Squadron; 207 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 58 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Caterpillar Club; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Dulag Luft; escaping; flight engineer; George Cross; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; memorial; mine laying; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Cosford; RAF Halton; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Pocklington; RAF Spilsby; RAF St Eval; RAF West Freugh; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalin, Joseph (1878-1953); Stirling; Whitley; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner
Top left - a note 'got to here'. Top right - an aerial oblique view of a city-scape with some large buildings and some damage visible. Captioned 'Essen' on the reverse 'Essen'.
Middle - an aerial oblique view of a…
'Based at Burn' Introduction by Jim Allen
One More Chalked Up
A Trip to Remember
Sabotage on 578 Squadron at Burn by Joe Dudley
Memories of 578 Squadron at Burn 1944 by Joe…
Tags: 4 Group; 578 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Chamberlain, Neville (1869-1940); faith; Gee; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; observer; operational training unit; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Burn; RAF Farnborough; RAF Woodbridge; submarine; Tirpitz; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; wireless operator
Tags: 5 Group