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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Frankfurt am Main"
Annotated 'Good Luck!…
Tags: 44 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; Lancaster; Mosquito; Oboe; Pathfinders; RAF Chipping Norton; RAF Coningsby; RAF Swinderby; RAF Witchford; target indicator; V-weapon; wireless operator
Photograph one, Frankfurt at night, is indecipherable. Captioned 'a brilliant spectacle of searchlights, flak sparks and puffs, glowing incendiaries and target indicators'.
Photograph two is taken…
Item 1 refers to a raid on Northern France on 31 August 1944 (annotation).
Item 2 is a comment from Sir Arthur Harris praising the accurate bombing of the German garrison at Le Havre, September 1944.
Item 3 is a…
Tags: 4 Group; 77 Squadron; 90 Squadron; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; C-47; Dulag Luft; escaping; Lancaster; Lincoln; Meteor; missing in action; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Chivenor; RAF Cranwell; RAF Shawbury; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Watton; RAF Worksop; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Tiger Moth; training; Whitley
On the left and right - RAF bases and operations carried out from them.
On the right - a map on northern Europe and United…
Tags: 5 Group; Absent Without Leave; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; gremlin; ground personnel; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Scampton; RAF Waddington; rivalry; sport; training; wireless operator
Tags: 50 Squadron; 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; Dominie; final resting place; heavy conversion unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Manchester; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF East Kirkby; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; superstition; training; Wellington; wireless operator