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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Leipzig"
Tags: 635 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-29; Blenheim; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bourn; RAF Downham Market; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Tilstock; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
The Earliest Years.
Born in Barnoldswick, then in Yorkshire, now in Lancashire in 1922. His father ran a wireless business until 1926. He describes his years at schools and a move to…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Farnborough; RAF Finningley; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Milltown; RAF Norton; RAF Scampton; RAF Seighford; RAF Strubby; RAF Waddington; RAF Wick; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 50 Squadron; 61 Squadron; 83 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Proctor; RAF Bitteswell; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Coningsby; RAF Manby; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigtown; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 50 Squadron; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Morton Hall; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; Stearman; Wellington
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…
Tags: 463 Squadron; 467 Squadron; 50 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; Gee; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; meteorological officer; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Bottesford; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; Tirpitz; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force