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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Sweden--Malmö"
Tags: 12 Squadron; 1656 HCU; 18 OTU; 460 Squadron; 625 Squadron; 626 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; entertainment; evading; FIDO; Gee; H2S; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Me 110; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; Operational Training Unit; P-51; Pathfinders; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Cardington; RAF Dumfries; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF hospital Rauceby; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lindholme; RAF Manby; RAF Manston; RAF Methwold; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
He describes training in London, Bridlington, Morpeth and Wymeswold. Later training as a crew was at Castle Donington, Lindholme and Hemswell. He describes in detail his crew, aircraft and operations.…
Tags: 12 Squadron; 626 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; escaping; flight engineer; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Martinet; Me 262; military ethos; navigator; Operational Training Unit; pilot; RAF Brackla; RAF Bridlington; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirkham; RAF Lindholme; RAF Morpeth; RAF Tilstock; RAF Wickenby; RAF Woodbridge; RAF Wymeswold; superstition; target indicator; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 15 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; crewing up; demobilisation; Gee; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); observer; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Feltwell; RAF Mildenhall; RAF West Freugh; recruitment; Special Operations Executive; Stirling; training; Wellington; Window
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