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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Somerset"
Tags: 100 Group; 101 Squadron; 109 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 218 Squadron; Anson; B-17; B-24; Blenheim; bombing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Do 217; Gee; Gneisenau; Goering, Hermann (1893-1946); ground personnel; H2S; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); He 111; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hudson; Ju 52; Ju 88; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Oboe; P-51; Pathfinders; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; radar; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Defford; RAF Martlesham Heath; RAF Oulton; RAF St Athan; RAF Waddington; RAF Wyton; Scharnhorst; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Whitley; Window; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 346 Squadron; 347 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 6 Group; 77 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; Beaufighter; Blenheim; bomb aimer; C-47; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); control caravan; crash; crewing up; debriefing; demobilisation; dispersal; Distinguished Flying Cross; entertainment; FIDO; fitter engine; flight engineer; Fw 190; Gee; Grand Slam; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Hampden; hangar; Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); home front; Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; love and romance; Manchester; Master Bomber; Me 109; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; P-51; Pathfinders; perimeter track; pilot; promotion; RAF Carnaby; RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Elvington; RAF Halton; RAF Langar; RAF Lyneham; RAF Manston; RAF Nutts Corner; RAF Prestwick; RAF Shawbury; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF St Athan; RAF St Eval; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Tilstock; RAF Woodbridge; recruitment; runway; Second Tactical Air Force; service vehicle; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; target indicator; Tiger Moth; training; Typhoon; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington; Window; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force; York
Tags: 7 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; crewing up; flight engineer; Halifax; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Pathfinders; RAF Bridlington; RAF Burtonwood; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Valley; RAF Weston-super-Mare; Stirling; training
Flashback 1. Mentions first operation on 300 Squadron at RAF Faldingworth. Continues…
Tags: RAF Weston-super-Mare
Tags: 100 Squadron; 12 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 16 OTU; 1662 HCU; 18 OTU; 30 OTU; 460 Squadron; 626 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; Hampden; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Magister; mine laying; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Finningley; RAF Grimsby; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wickenby; training; Wellington
Photo 1 is Gwen & Wendy on a beach, captioned 'Gwen & Wendy 1949'
Photo 2 is Peter sitting on a rock on a beach, captioned 'Self Watchet 1947'.
Photo 3 is Gwen in WRNS uniform seated on a bench with a dog.