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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Koblenz"
Tags: 102 Squadron; 462 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Driffield; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Mona; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Pocklington; RCAF Fingal; training; Wellington
Tags: 170 Squadron; 582 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Cornell; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Talbenny; RAF Warboys; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Photo 1 is a target photograph of a night attack on Koblenz. All detail is obscured by target indicators and incendiaries.
Photo 2 is Terry's flight engineer seen from the bomb aimer's position.
Photo 3 is a…
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 3A; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stirling; strafing; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley
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: 75 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; demobilisation; Home Guard; Lancaster; Lancastrian; military ethos; military service conditions; mine laying; navigator; observer; propaganda; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Mepal; recruitment; training