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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Kiel Canal"
Initially he served on Wellingtons at Snaith. He describes…
Tags: 463 Squadron; 467 Squadron; Air Transport Auxiliary; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; Beaufighter; bombing; Fw 190; Gee; H2S; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; Meteor; mine laying; Mosquito; Oboe; operational training unit; Portal, Charles (1893-1971); RAF Bottesford; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Lichfield; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Snaith; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945); Spitfire; training; Wellington; Window
Tags: 429 Squadron; 75 Squadron; air gunner; Air Raid Precautions; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); civil defence; coping mechanism; Distinguished Flying Cross; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; perception of bombing war; RAF Croft; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Leeming; RAF Mepal; RAF Padgate; superstition; training; Whitley
Tags: 101 Squadron; 115 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 300 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb struck; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); crewing up; fear; Fw 190; Gee; grief; military ethos; military service conditions; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; radar; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Wyton; training
Tags: 100 Group; 192 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 83 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; ditching; entertainment; fear; FIDO; final resting place; Gneisenau; Goldfish Club; Hampden; killed in action; mine laying; missing in action; operational training unit; RAF Foulsham; RAF Scampton; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Yatesbury; Scharnhorst; training; Walrus; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner