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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; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; military service conditions; 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: 640 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); crash; crewing up; evading; final resting place; Gee; H2S; Halifax; lack of moral fibre; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Leconfield; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Lossiemouth; Resistance; shot down; training; V-1
Tags: 617 Squadron; Anson; bombing; crewing up; fuelling; Grand Slam; ground crew; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Martinet; Me 262; military discipline; military living conditions; Operation Catechism (12 November 1944); operational training unit; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Cardington; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Silverstone; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Woodhall Spa; sanitation; Stirling; Tallboy; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; Wellington
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
Item 1 is a map of New…
Tags: 12 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; Dulag Luft; entertainment; fear; final resting place; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; military living conditions; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Hemswell; RAF Wickenby; RAF Worksop; sanitation; Stalag 3A; training; Wellington