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Tags: 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Caterpillar Club; flight engineer; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 3; Me 110; military service conditions; mine laying; missing in action; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Oakington; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; sport; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 6; Stirling; the long march; Tiger Moth; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Whitley
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Tags: 100 Group; 101 Squadron; 109 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 218 Squadron; Anson; B-17; B-24; Blenheim; bombing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Do 217; Gee; Gneisenau; Goering, Hermann (1893-1946); ground personnel; H2S; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); He 111; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hudson; Ju 52; Ju 88; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Oboe; P-51; Pathfinders; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; radar; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Defford; RAF Martlesham Heath; RAF Oulton; RAF St Athan; RAF Waddington; RAF Wyton; Scharnhorst; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Whitley; Window; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Chapter 1. Under Training.
Having been assessed in Birmingham Geoff sets off to London in August 1942 for training, at Lords. Initial training was at Bridlington then gunnery school at…
Tags: 115 Squadron; 12 OTU; 1651 HCU; 1678 HCU; 514 Squadron; 75 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; escaping; evading; flight engineer; ground personnel; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Lancaster Mk 3; Martinet; Me 109; Me 110; Me 410; Meteor; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Andreas; RAF Brackla; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bridlington; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cosford; RAF Downham Market; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hornchurch; RAF Jurby; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Mepal; RAF Newmarket; RAF South Cerney; RAF Stradishall; RAF Ternhill; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; the long march; Tiger force; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 218 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; Battle; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; Dulag Luft; entertainment; escaping; Gneisenau; Hurricane; Me 110; memorial; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Marham; RAF Tangmere; Scharnhorst; shot down; sport; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; the long march; training; Wellington