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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Hull"
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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; 514 Squadron; 75 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); escaping; evading; flight engineer; ground personnel; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; heavy conversion unit; 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 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: 431 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; aircrew; bombing; Caterpillar Club; crash; crewing up; FIDO; Guinea Pig Club; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; love and romance; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Carnaby; RAF Croft; RAF Dishforth; RAF Gamston; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: prisoner of war
Tags: prisoner of war
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