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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "France"
Tags: 139 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 162 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Magister; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Alconbury; RAF Blackbushe; RAF Bourn; RAF Honington; RAF Hullavington; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wyton; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley
Photo 1 is Terry Ford at the ladder of his Lancaster, captioned 'Self. At entrance to our kite Y Yoke before going to Le Havre'.
Photo 2 is 14 Lancasters flying in formation, seen from the ground and captioned '75…
Photograph one, Frankfurt at night, is indecipherable. Captioned 'a brilliant spectacle of searchlights, flak sparks and puffs, glowing incendiaries and target indicators'.
Photograph two is taken…
Photo 1 is a view during take off from the bomb aimer's station.
Photo 2 is air gunner Paddy Glover in his mid-upper turret.
Photo 3 is wireless operator George Tredinnick looking out of the astro-dome.
Photo 4 is…
Item 1 refers to a raid on Northern France on 31 August 1944 (annotation).
Item 2 is a comment from Sir Arthur Harris praising the accurate bombing of the German garrison at Le Havre, September 1944.
Item 3 is a…
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
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