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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Essen"
Tags: 10 Squadron; 100 Group; 223 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-24; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Martinet; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Cranwell; RAF Evanton; RAF Manby; RAF Melbourne; RAF Oulton; RAF Pocklington; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 207 Squadron; 220 Squadron; 58 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; animal; anti-aircraft fire; Cook’s tour; Distinguished Flying Cross; fear; Harvard; Lancaster; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; pilot; promotion; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Driffield; RAF Kinloss; RAF Langar; RAF Morton Hall; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Pocklington; RAF Spilsby; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Ternhill; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Winthorpe; Shackleton; sport; Tiger Moth; Whitley; wireless operator
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
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
Tags: 455 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-24; bombing; C-47; Catalina; Dominie; Hampden; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Lichfield; RAF Saltby; RAF Scampton; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Whitchurch; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Yatesbury; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 543 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; Gneisenau; gremlin; Harvard; Lysander; Magister; Meteor; Oxford; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Benson; RAF Cranwell; RAF Hatfield; RAF Hendon; RAF Odiham; RAF St Eval; Scharnhorst; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; Wellington
Tags: 158 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 640 Squadron; aerial photograph; 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: 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