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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Kleve (North Rhine-Westphalia)"
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 37 Squadron; 635 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Dominie; evading; Hampden; Lancaster; Martinet; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; Stirling; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington
Photograph 2 is a low level oblique photograph of a badly damaged city. In the distance are port cranes.
Photograph 3 and 5 are…
Tags: Anson; Bollingbroke; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cook’s tour; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Glatton; RAF Kelstern; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Sandtoft; RCAF Fingal; training
Tags: 153 Squadron; 166 Squadron; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; observer; operational training unit; promotion; RAF Bicester; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Strubby; training; Wellington