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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Ludlow"
Flying Officer James Harry Bird DFC
Tom Payne's Early RAF career
Tom joined the RAF at 15 after altering his birth certificate. He trained in Canada as a pilot.
Trevor Saint diary/memoir
Tags: 514 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); ground crew; ground personnel; Hurricane; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 2; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Brackla; RAF Cardington; RAF Feltwell; RAF Halton; RAF Henlow; RAF Stradishall; RAF Swinderby; RAF Ternhill; RAF Waterbeach; RAF West Freugh; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-2; V-weapon; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
My Time in the Royal Air Force 1942-1955
Tags: 11 OTU; 1668 HCU; 207 Squadron; 3 Group; 514 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cornell; crewing up; Dominie; flight engineer; Flying Training School; hangar; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lincoln; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; promotion; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Bottesford; RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Leconfield; RAF Marham; RAF Methwold; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Spilsby; RAF Sywell; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Westcott; recruitment; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator