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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "France--St Nazaire"
Tags: 543 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; Gneisenau; gremlin; Harvard; Lysander; Magister; Meteor; Oxford; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Benson; RAF Cranwell; RAF Hatfield; RAF Hendon; RAF Odiham; RAF St Eval; Scharnhorst; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; Wellington
Tags: 106 Squadron; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Battle; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Hampden; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lysander; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Coningsby; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Finningley; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Polebrook; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…
Tags: 463 Squadron; 467 Squadron; 50 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; fitter airframe; fitter engine; flight engineer; fuelling; Fw 190; Gee; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; meteorological officer; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Bottesford; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; training; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Initially he served on Wellingtons at Snaith. He describes…
Tags: 463 Squadron; 467 Squadron; Air Transport Auxiliary; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; Beaufighter; bombing; Fw 190; Gee; H2S; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; Meteor; mine laying; Mosquito; Oboe; operational training unit; Portal, Charles (1893-1971); RAF Bottesford; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Lichfield; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Snaith; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945); Spitfire; training; Wellington; Window