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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Cologne"
Tags: 196 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 617 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of the Mimoyecques V-3 site (6 July 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Siracourt V-weapon site (25 June 1944); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); incendiary device; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; P-51; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranwell; RAF Stradishall; RAF Woodhall Spa; Tallboy; training; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington
Photo 1 is three or four aircraft turning to port after bombing Dortmund. Aircraft shadows confuse the numbers involved.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of the marshalling yards at Nordfalk, Cologne.
Tags: 106 Squadron; 608 Squadron; aircrew; B-25; bombing; Hudson; Lancaster; Manchester; Martinet; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Dishforth; RAF Downham Market; RAF Gransden Lodge; RAF Hatfield; RAF Hixon; RAF Kirmington; RAF Peplow; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Warboys; RAF Wigsley; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington
Tags: 625 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lichfield; RAF Sandtoft; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Arthur Pearce was stationed at: RAF Bishops Court, RAF Seighford, RAF…
Tags: 12 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 170 Squadron; 35 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Blyton; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Ingham; RAF Kelstern; RAF Seighford; RAF Stradishall; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wyton; training; Wellington
Item 2 is a photograph of a Wellington framed by the entrance to the hangar.
Item 3 is a photograph of Batiuszka Cywiński standing…
Tags: 153 Squadron; 166 Squadron; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; operational training unit; promotion; RAF Hemswell; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Strubby; RAF Wigtown; training; Wellington
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Cutting 2 describes raids on Germany and an oil refinery at Brux in Czechoslovakia. Also a chemical…
Tags: 115 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 196 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 623 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; Catalina; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Hurricane; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Me 110; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Downham Market; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hixon; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Seighford; RAF Tangmere; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Red Cross; Stirling; target indicator; target photograph; training; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force