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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Ruhr Region"
Recollection of the navigator of a Lancaster which took part in the bombing of Dresden on 13/14 February 1945
The first has the caption 'T3 SCM 30.5.45//7" HAMM 2,000'. F/LT LANGFORD C.153 and shows Hamm railway marshalling yard with tracks running from…
Annotated 'Good Luck!…
Tags: 5 Group; 57 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; Battle; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); Harvard; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Bramcote; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Mepal; RAF Paignton; RAF Pocklington; RAF Scampton; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Winthorpe; recruitment; shot down; Stearman; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Bottom left - Airman to wed airman's widow. Alex Henshaw (test pilot) to wed widow of Count de Chateaubrun killed eight months after wedding in December 1937.…
Tags: 467 Squadron; 83 Squadron; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Lancaster; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Bottesford; RAF Scampton; RAF Waddington; RAF Wyton; tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; V-1; V-weapon