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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Netherlands--Vlissingen"
Tags: 102 Squadron; 462 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Driffield; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Mona; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Pocklington; RCAF Fingal; training; Wellington
Tags: 543 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; Gneisenau; gremlin; Harvard; Lysander; Magister; Meteor; Oxford; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Benson; RAF Cranwell; RAF Hatfield; RAF Hendon; RAF Odiham; RAF St Eval; Scharnhorst; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; Wellington
Photo 1 is of Flushing where a dyke was breached. Some flooding is visible according to the caption.
Photo 2 is of Bonn showing in the city in great detail at the start of the raid. it is annotated…
Tags: 1 Group; 100 Squadron; 101 Squadron; 103 Squadron; 105 Squadron; 109 Squadron; 115 Squadron; 12 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 166 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 3 Group; 300 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 550 Squadron; 576 Squadron; 582 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 622 Squadron; 625 Squadron; 626 Squadron; 75 Squadron; 90 Squadron; bombing; Lancaster; Mosquito; Pathfinders; RAF Binbrook; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Grimsby; RAF Kelstern; RAF Kirmington; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Mepal; RAF Methwold; RAF Mildenhall; RAF North Killingholme; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wickenby; RAF Witchford; RAF Woodhall Spa; Spitfire
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; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Hurricane; 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 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
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; ditching; flight engineer; Gee; gremlin; H2S; Master Bomber; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; navigator; Nissen hut; pilot; radar; rivalry; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; wireless operator
Tags: 149 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Cook’s tour; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Gee; Halifax; Hudson; Lancaster; Magister; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; Proctor; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Evanton; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Warboys; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Cook’s tour; Dominie; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; mid-air collision; military service conditions; Operation Dodge (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator