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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Lincolnshire"
Tags: 158 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 640 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Graveley; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lissett; RAF Riccall; RAF Warboys; target photograph; training; Whitley
Tags: 170 Squadron; 582 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Cornell; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Talbenny; RAF Warboys; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
On the reverse 'Filming "the Dambusters" Richard Todd is wearing AG…
Second, seven individuals wearing Sidcot suits, captioned 'Flying Training Feb 1939. North Airfield Cranwell.'
Third sixteen airmen, captioned 'Flight Gang',…
Tags: 149 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-17; bombing; C-47; flight engineer; Lancaster; Manchester; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; RAF Bardney; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Methwold; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Watton; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York
Tags: 12 Squadron; 40 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Magister; Martinet; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Binbrook; RAF Kirmington; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Ternhill; RAF Upavon; RAF Wellesbourne Mountford; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wymeswold; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley