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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Hamm (North Rhine-Westphalia)"
Tags: 50 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); crash; Dominie; Gneisenau; Hampden; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; mine laying; missing in action; RAF Bourn; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Lindholme; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; Scharnhorst; shot down; target indicator; training; Whitley; wireless operator
Photo 1 is Harry in flying kit at the rear ladder of a Lancaster .
Photo 2 is six airmen in flying kit at the front of their aircraft, captioned 'Crew in front of Lancaster before going to Hamm 34th trip'.
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: 514 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); flight engineer; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Chedburgh; RAF Feltwell; RAF St Athan; RAF Waterbeach; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
Annotated 'Good Luck!…
Tags: 428 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); C-47; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; Halifax; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF St Athan; RAF Wymeswold; training
Tags: 75 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cook’s tour; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Mepal; RAF Oakley; RAF Pembrey; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Westcott; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; Wellington
Tags: 15 Squadron; 186 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Battle; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Feltwell; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Silverstone; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Turweston; RAF Wratting Common; Stirling; training; Wellington