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Margaret Dixon's account of her early life and service in the Women's' Auxiliary Air Force
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Tags: bombing; childhood in wartime; entertainment; evacuation; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); ground personnel; home front; military living conditions; military service conditions; prisoner of war; RAF Coningsby; RAF Halton; RAF Hednesford; RAF hospital Matlock; RAF Metheringham; RAF Wilmslow; training; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Edward Stewart's pilot's flying log book. One
Fred Richardson's log book. Two
Ken Oakes - Royal Australian Air Force observer's air gunner's and w/t operator's flying log book
Tags: 1652 HCU; 1663 HCU; 27 OTU; 466 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Battle; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Cook’s tour; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Catfoss; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Driffield; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lichfield; RAF Manby; RAF Marston Moor; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-1; Wellington
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Tags: aircrew; navigator; RAF Church Broughton
Tags: prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Ternhill
Newspaper cutting - Bennerley boy awarded DFC
John Brennan biographical notes
Telegram to Mrs H Brennan
Tags: 102 Squadron; missing in action
Page from scrapbook
Letter to Jack Brennan congratulating him on decoration
Lancasters and a Lincoln
#1 is a side view of a flying Lancaster PA474 PM-M2 at low level.
#2 is a side view of a Lancaster PA474 KM-B on the ground.
#3 is a side view of a Lancaster, PA474, SR-D, flying low over a dam.
#4 is a port side…
Tags: Lancaster; Lincoln; RAF Cosford
Pat Hogan's recollection of events on 3/4 March 1945 written to a relative of Flying Officer Alan Shelton
Tags: 466 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bale out; Batch 800455; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; crewing up; Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (1926 - 2022); entertainment; faith; final resting place; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; home front; Ju 88; killed in action; Me 109; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; pilot; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Driffield; RAF Lichfield; sanitation; shot down; training; wireless operator
Spitfire, Dragon Fly, Vulcan, Rapide and Lancaster
Steven Downes’s flying log book
Alan Farr's flying log book
Tags: 100 Squadron; 12 OTU; 1662 HCU; 27 OTU; 30 OTU; 460 Squadron; 625 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; Battle; Bombing and Gunnery School; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); Distinguished Flying Medal; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mid-air collision; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Grimsby; RAF Kelstern; RAF Seighford; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; Wellington
My life in the Royal Air Force bomber command
Tags: 44 Squadron; 49 Squadron; aircrew; Battle; bombing; Boston; briefing; crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Medal; fitter airframe; flight engineer; flight mechanic; ground crew; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; Me 109; memorial; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; perception of bombing war; promotion; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Burtonwood; RAF Cosford; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Manston; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; recruitment; shot down; Stirling; training