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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "France--Ardennes"
Tags: 102 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crash; Dulag Luft; entertainment; escaping; evading; H2S; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; navigator; Operation Exodus (1945); P-51; prisoner of war; RAF Cosford; RAF Odiham; Red Cross; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945); sport; Stalag Luft 3; strafing; the long march; Typhoon; V-1; V-2
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; military service conditions; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 460 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); flight engineer; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Binbrook; RAF Hemswell; RAF Sandtoft; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
Tags: 1 Group; 103 Squadron; 166 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 576 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Lysander; Master Bomber; medical officer; memorial; mid-air collision; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Mosquito; Oboe; operational training unit; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; prisoner of war; promotion; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Bicester; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Cosford; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Hawarden; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kimbolton; RAF Kirmington; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Peplow; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Worksop; RAF Wyton; superstition; Tiger force; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force