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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland--Gourock"
He joined the Local Defence Volunteers at first then realised he did not want to become infantry. He did mount road blocks and fire watches. He applied to join the RAF and was accepted. Training was at Blackpool,…
Tags: 4 Group; 640 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); C-47; civil defence; crewing up; Dulag Luft; entertainment; evading; firefighting; flight engineer; Flying Training School; ground personnel; Halifax; Hampden; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Home Guard; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Manchester; Me 110; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operational Training Unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bicester; RAF Church Fenton; RAF Cosford; RAF Heaton Park; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Padgate; RAF Riccall; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 7; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 102 Squadron; 4 Group; 617 Squadron; 77 Squadron; air gunner; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; Bismarck; bomb aimer; bomb trolley; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; Flying Training School; Gee; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Heavy Conversion Unit; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Initial Training Wing; killed in action; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; mid-air collision; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; missing in action; navigator; Nissen hut; Oboe; Operational Training Unit; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Driffield; RAF Elvington; RAF Full Sutton; RAF Hartford Bridge; RAF Jurby; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Melbourne; RAF Pocklington; RAF Rufforth; RAF Syerston; RAF Torquay; service vehicle; Stalin, Joseph (1878-1953); Stearman; target indicator; Tiger Moth; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Whitley; Window; wireless operator
Tags: 11 OTU; 1668 HCU; 207 Squadron; 3 Group; 514 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cornell; crewing up; Dominie; flight engineer; Flying Training School; hangar; Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; 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