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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Iran--Tehran"
Tags: 10 Squadron; 4 Group; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; Blenheim; bomb aimer; Botha; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; Defiant; ditching; Dominie; Dulag Luft; entertainment; flight engineer; Goldfish Club; ground personnel; Halifax; Hampden; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lysander; Me 109; Me 110; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operational Training Unit; perception of bombing war; physical training; pilot; prisoner of war; Proctor; radar; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Cosford; RAF Hendon; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Madley; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Melbourne; RAF Padgate; RAF Sywell; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Yatesbury; Red Cross; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 6; Stirling; the long march; training; Typhoon; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
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; 1661 HCU; 227 Squadron; 25 OTU; 30 OTU; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 84 OTU; 9 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Flying Training School; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hudson; Hurricane; Initial Training Wing; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; military discipline; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Desborough; 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 Syerston; 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