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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Italy--Pomigliano d'Arco"
Tags: 106 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); C-47; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Manchester; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Coningsby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Oakley; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Winthorpe; Stirling; training; Wellington
Tags: 103 Squadron; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Blyton; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Peplow; RAF Scampton; training; Wellington
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; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; 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 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
Tags: 625 Squadron; Anson; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cook’s tour; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Glatton; RAF Kelstern; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Sandtoft; RCAF Fingal; training; Wellington