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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Bonn"
Tags: 192 Squadron; aircrew; arts and crafts; bomb trolley; bombing up; crewing up; FIDO; fuelling; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; operational training unit; petrol bowser; RAF Foulsham; RAF Rufforth; training; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
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: 12 Squadron; 153 Squadron; 50 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; Battle; Beaufighter; Blenheim; bombing; Cook’s tour; coping mechanism; crash; crewing up; debriefing; dispersal; Distinguished Flying Medal; Do 217; entertainment; final resting place; fitter airframe; fitter engine; flight engineer; fuelling; ground crew; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 3; He 111; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; nose art; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); pilot; promotion; RAF Cosford; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Halton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Sturgate; RAF Tilstock; RAF Waddington; RAF Wickenby; recruitment; target photograph; training; Whitley; Window
Tags: 625 Squadron; aircrew; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Gneisenau; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Hudson; Lancaster; love and romance; Mosquito; navigator; Oboe; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Blyton; RAF Cranwell; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Silloth; RAF St Eval; RAF Watchfield; RAF Worksop; Scharnhorst; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Aerial photograph of large fenced areas captioned 'Prisoners'.
Two small photographs, one of bride and groom on church steps with RAF party, second of Keith Thompson and Jessie in garden…
Tags: 156 Squadron; anti-Semitism; B-17; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); briefing; ground personnel; Halifax; incendiary device; Lancaster; mine laying; Mosquito; Pathfinders; RAF Wyton; Scharnhorst; target indicator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…
Tags: 120 Squadron; 206 Squadron; 210 Squadron; 42 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 47 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; flight engineer; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; RAF Abingdon; RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leconfield; RAF St Athan; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Wombleton; Shackleton; training
Photo 3 is slightly later and shows large fires gaining control. Cologne is at the top left of…
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Duisburg. The river is visible but much detail is obscured by cloud and smoke.