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Tags: 115 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; Air Gunnery School; air sea rescue; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Defiant; Dominie; entertainment; fear; Gee; Lancaster; memorial; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); perception of bombing war; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Madley; RAF Millom; RAF Witchford; RAF Yatesbury; training; Window; wireless operator
Tags: 205 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; B-24; Catalina; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); ground personnel; prisoner of war; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Cardington; RAF Madley; RAF Scampton; RAF Yatesbury; Sunderland; training; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 10 OTU; 10 Squadron; 75 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; escaping; evading; final resting place; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Operational Training Unit; pilot; RAF Abingdon; RAF Langar; RAF Lissett; RAF Melbourne; RAF Ringway; RAF Woolfox Lodge; recruitment; training; Whitley
Photo 1 and 2 are captioned 'Negombo - Ceylon'.
Photo 1 is a riverside with canoes.
Photo 2 is a European man in shorts with six native boys, one on a bike.
Photo 3 is a street with palm trees, captioned 'Tripoli -…
Tags: 10 OTU; 1656 HCU; 19 OTU; 199 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 81 OTU; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Anson; B-29; Blenheim; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); Dominie; final resting place; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Heavy Conversion Unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; missing in action; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operational Training Unit; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bourn; RAF Downham Market; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Scampton; RAF Shallufa; RAF St Athan; RAF Tilstock; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 10 OTU; 38 Squadron; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; bale out; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; Dulag Luft; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Hampden; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Nissen hut; Operational Training Unit; prisoner of war; RAF Cosford; RAF Ford; RAF Henlow; RAF Jurby; RAF Kenley; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Manby; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Odiham; RAF Riccall; RAF Rufforth; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Stanton Harcourt; RAF Swinderby; RAF Topcliffe; Shackleton; Stalag Luft 1; training; Wellington; Whitley