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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Leicestershire"
Tags: 50 Squadron; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Filey; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Morton Hall; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; Stearman; Wellington
Tags: 5 Group; 50 Squadron; aircrew; Blenheim; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; ground personnel; Home Guard; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lincoln; love and romance; Master Bomber; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Bardney; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Melbourne; RAF Pocklington; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF St Eval; RAF Waddington; RAF Wittering; superstition; training; Window; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…
Tags: 1 Group; 103 Squadron; 166 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 576 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; flight engineer; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lincoln; mine laying; Mosquito; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Bicester; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Cosford; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Hawarden; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kimbolton; RAF Kirmington; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Worksop; RAF Wyton; Tiger force; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 466 Squadron; 50 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; crash; crewing up; demobilisation; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; military discipline; military ethos; military service conditions; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Driffield; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Skellingthorpe; superstition; training