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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Frankfurt am Main"
Tags: 460 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Binbrook; RAF Feltwell; RAF Seighford; RAF Stradishall; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 106 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 61 Squadron; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-24; Battle; Blenheim; bombing; C-47; Hampden; Harrow; Lancaster; Manchester; navigator; Oxford; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Cranage; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Upwood; RAF Watton; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York
Tags: 10 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 4 Group; 40 Squadron; 405 Squadron; 408 Squadron; 415 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 424 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 426 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; bale out; Beaufighter; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; Caterpillar Club; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Dulag Luft; escaping; Goering, Hermann (1893-1946); Halifax; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; Military Cross; navigator; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Alconbury; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Digby; RAF Hendon; RAF St Eval; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 3A; Stalag Luft 4; Stirling; strafing; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley
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
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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…
Joined Army – 4th Queen's Own Hussars on 2nd January 1936.
Joined RAF 1938 and trained as balloon operator then applied as air gunner, arriving at RAF Swinderby in December 1941. Took part in 50…
Tags: 44 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 630 Squadron; air gunner; bombing; Bombing of Augsburg (17 April 1942); bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; Distinguished Flying Medal; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Manchester; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; RAF Abingdon; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Evanton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Westcott; training