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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Italy--Naples"
Tags: 227 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 582 Squadron; 78 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; crash; crewing up; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; military living conditions; military service conditions; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Balderton; RAF Graveley; RAF Langar; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Strubby; RAF Syerston; Tiger force; training; Wellington
Tags: 114 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-26; Boston; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; Dominie; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); military living conditions; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Madley; RAF Weston-on-the-Green; RAF Yatesbury; training; wireless operator / air gunner
Post war his squadron took part in the repatriation of Army personnel from Italy and his unit was in India at around the time…
Tags: 207 Squadron; 3 Group; 514 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cornell; crewing up; Dominie; flight engineer; hangar; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; promotion; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Bottesford; RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Leconfield; RAF Marham; RAF Methwold; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Spilsby; RAF Sywell; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Westcott; recruitment; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Photo 1 and 8 are the same, five airmen on a seaside promenade. They are in khaki uniforms.
Photo 2 and 3 are aerial views from a Lancaster towards Mount Vesuvius.
Photo 4 is group of soldiers with a 156 Squadron…
There are three photographs of his wife.
Photo 2 is an aircraft identified as a Junkers with a very distant Lancaster.
Photo 3 is a postcard of Via Partenope and Caste Dell'Ovo, Naples.
Photo 4 is two airmen, identified as F/Lt Alec…
Tags: 10 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 4 Group; 40 Squadron; 405 Squadron; 408 Squadron; 415 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 424 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 426 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; bale out; Beaufighter; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; Caterpillar Club; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Dulag Luft; escaping; Goering, Hermann (1893-1946); Halifax; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; Military Cross; navigator; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Alconbury; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Digby; RAF Hendon; RAF St Eval; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stirling; strafing; training; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley