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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Kent"
Tags: 103 Squadron; 150 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; briefing; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; demobilisation; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Hurricane; lack of moral fibre; Lysander; Magister; military living conditions; military service conditions; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021); RAF Cardington; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Pershore; RAF Rufforth; RAF Shawbury; RAF Snaith; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 37 Squadron; 635 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); C-47; Cook’s tour; 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
Tags: 115 Squadron; 218 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Hurricane; Lysander; Magister; operational training unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Farnborough; RAF Harwell; RAF Lichfield; RAF Marham; RAF Ringway; RAF Weston Zoyland; Swordfish; Tiger Moth; training; Walrus; Wellington
Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh, RAF…
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); C-47; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Meteor; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hemswell; RAF Leeming; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Millom; RAF Upavon; RAF West Freugh; training; Walrus; Wellington; York
Tags: 170 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); entertainment; flight engineer; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; love and romance; military discipline; navigator; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Manston; RAF St Athan; training