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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Bonn"
Recollection of the navigator of a Lancaster which took part in the bombing of Dresden on 13/14 February 1945
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Duisburg. The river is visible but much detail is obscured by cloud and smoke.
Photo 3 is slightly later and shows large fires gaining control. Cologne is at the top left of…
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
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
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…
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: 77 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); C-47; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Feltwell; RAF Full Sutton; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Valley; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 102 Squadron; 462 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Driffield; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Mona; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Pocklington; RCAF Fingal; training; Wellington
Tags: 12 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; missing in action; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Lindholme; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wickenby; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; wireless operator