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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Stuttgart"
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
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
Tags: 10 Squadron; 462 Squadron; 51 Squadron; 614 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; Battle; flight engineer; Halifax; Harrow; Lancaster; Lincoln; Magister; Meteor; Mosquito; Oxford; RAF Binbrook; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Henlow; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Medmenham; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Scampton; RAF Snaith; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Swanton Morley; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 49 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Winthorpe; Tallboy; training; V-weapon; 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
Item 1 refers to a raid on Northern France on 31 August 1944 (annotation).
Item 2 is a comment from Sir Arthur Harris praising the accurate bombing of the German garrison at Le Havre, September 1944.
Item 3 is a…
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