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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Bottrop"
Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
Tags: 170 Squadron; 582 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Cornell; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Talbenny; RAF Warboys; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
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; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; 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: 35 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 76 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; C-47; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Operation Exodus (1945); prisoner of war; RAF Catfoss; RAF Dalton; RAF Dishforth; RAF Driffield; RAF Graveley; RAF Harwell; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Warboys; RAF Wyton; shot down; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 37 Squadron; 635 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Dominie; evading; Hampden; Lancaster; Martinet; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; Stirling; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington