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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Dortmund"
Tags: 158 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 640 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Graveley; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lissett; RAF Riccall; RAF Warboys; target photograph; training; Whitley
Tags: 10 Squadron; 76 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Downham Market; RAF Driffield; RAF Finningley; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Melbourne; RAF Rufforth; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Worksop; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
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: 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
The Earliest Years.
Born in Barnoldswick, then in Yorkshire, now in Lancashire in 1922. His father ran a wireless business until 1926. He describes his years at schools and a move to…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Farnborough; RAF Finningley; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Milltown; RAF Norton; RAF Scampton; RAF Seighford; RAF Strubby; RAF Waddington; RAF Wick; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 514 Squadron; aircrew; B-24; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; flight engineer; Hudson; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); RAF Eastleigh; RAF Feltwell; RAF Leconfield; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Waterbeach; Stirling; training
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Aircraft flown in: Halifax…
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
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