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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "New York (State)--New York"
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator
Caption: 'John Blair (left) and Leo Balderamos of Belize on the Empire State Building, New York, in October 1942'.
Tags: 3 Group; 514 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; crewing up; entertainment; evacuation; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; love and romance; military discipline; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; perception of bombing war; RAF Feltwell; RAF Stradishall; RAF Waterbeach; sanitation; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Photograph 1 is a group of airmen seated in tiered rows. It is captioned 'Beer and Hot Dogs at the Pony Races'.
Photograph 2 and 3 are four airmen seated at a round…
Tags: 153 Squadron; 166 Squadron; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; observer; operational training unit; promotion; RAF Bicester; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Strubby; training; Wellington