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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate)"
Tags: 10 Squadron; 100 Group; 223 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-24; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Martinet; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Cranwell; RAF Evanton; RAF Manby; RAF Melbourne; RAF Oulton; RAF Pocklington; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley
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
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…
Tags: 120 Squadron; 206 Squadron; 210 Squadron; 42 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 47 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; flight engineer; Halifax; Lancaster; Lincoln; RAF Abingdon; RAF Dishforth; RAF East Moor; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leconfield; RAF St Athan; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Wombleton; Shackleton; training
He was stationed at RAF Dishforth and RAF Middleton St George.
Aircraft flown in were:…
Aircraft flown in: Halifax…
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; 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; Wellington; Window
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; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Blyton; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Cranwell; RAF Downham Market; RAF Graveley; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Hemswell; RAF Ingham; RAF Leconfield; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Manby; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Newmarket; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF St Eval; RAF Sywell; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Waddington; RAF Warboys; RAF Westcott; RAF Wittering; RAF Wyton; Stirling; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington
Tags: 192 Squadron; 49 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; bombing; Cook’s tour; crash; ditching; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hampden; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; mine laying; Oxford; RAF Foulsham; RAF Fulbeck; RAF Manby; RAF Scampton; RAF Sutton Bridge; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wigsley; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner