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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Essen"
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
Details his military career with the Home…
Tags: 106 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 61 Squadron; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-24; Battle; Blenheim; bombing; C-47; Hampden; Harrow; Lancaster; Manchester; navigator; Oxford; RAF Cranage; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Upwood; RAF Watton; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York
Tags: 149 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Hudson; Lancaster; Magister; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Evanton; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Warboys; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 50 Squadron; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Filey; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Morton Hall; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; Stearman; Wellington
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'David Joseph's son Brian met Paul Hilton in the 1980's through work, and he was wearing a prisoner of war tie. In…