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Tags: 11 OTU; 215 Squadron; 37 Squadron; 70 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-26; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Harrow; Harvard; Lysander; Magister; Operational Training Unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Bramcote; RAF Digby; RAF Driffield; RAF Feltwell; RAF Honington; RAF Leconfield; RAF Manston; RAF Shallufa; RAF Silloth; training; Wellington
Tags: 1665 HCU; 296 Squadron; 297 Squadron; 30 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Blenheim; Halifax; Hamilcar; Heavy Conversion Unit; Horsa; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operational Training Unit; Oxford; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Earls Colne; RAF Hurn; RAF Penrhos; RAF Seighford; RAF Thruxton; RAF Tilstock; Special Operations Executive; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley
#1 is the Zaghouan Aqueduct crossing a road.
#2 is the Cathedral of St Vincent de Paul in Tunis with palm trees in front.
#3 is a swimming pool with many spectators.
#4 is an empty street with washing on a line…
Tags: 242 Squadron; 52 Squadron; Air Observers School; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-24; bale out; Battle; Bombing and Gunnery School; C-47; Cook’s tour; evading; Flying Training School; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hudson; Lancaster; navigator; observer; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Dishforth; RAF Lindholme; RAF Northolt; RAF Oakington; Second Tactical Air Force; shot down; Stirling; submarine; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; York
Tags: 1 Group; 100 Group; 101 Squadron; 157 Squadron; 2 Group; 214 Squadron; 223 Squadron; 3 Group; 4 Group; 6 Group; 8 Group; 85 Squadron; 88 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; B-25; bale out; Beaufighter; Bismarck; Botha; C-47; Chamberlain, Neville (1869-1940); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; entertainment; evacuation; Flying Training School; Gee; Gneisenau; Goldfish Club; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; He 111; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hudson; Hurricane; Initial Training Wing; Ju 88; Lancaster; love and romance; Martinet; Me 109; Me 110; mine laying; Mosquito; Mussolini, Benito (1883-1945); navigator; Nissen hut; Oboe; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; Proctor; radar; RAF Banff; RAF Catfoss; RAF Catterick; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Cranwell; RAF Dishforth; RAF Farnborough; RAF Horsham St Faith; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leuchars; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lyneham; RAF Manston; RAF North Coates; RAF Oulton; RAF Padgate; RAF Prestwick; RAF Riccall; RAF Silloth; RAF South Cerney; RAF St Eval; RAF Thornaby; RAF Thorney Island; RAF Windrush; RAF Woodbridge; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945); Scharnhorst; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Swordfish; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Whitley; Window; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck describes large composition and successes of RAF during 1943 whilst underlining the threat still posed by Germany.
Maintains Anglo-American aircraft production is four times…
Tags: aerial photograph; aircrew; B-17; B-24; B-25; B-26; Beaufighter; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; Boston; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Halifax; Hudson; Lancaster; Mosquito; P-51; Pathfinders; pilot; propaganda; reconnaissance photograph; Spitfire; Stirling; Sunderland; target indicator; training; Typhoon; York
Tags: 142 Squadron; 37 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; bomb aimer; Caterpillar Club; Dulag Luft; Flying Training School; Harvard; lack of moral fibre; love and romance; mine laying; navigator; Operational Training Unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Cardington; RAF Cosford; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Watchfield; recruitment; Red Cross; shot down; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 7; Stearman; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 1652 HCU; 20 OTU; 77 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); C-47; Flying Training School; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Feltwell; RAF Full Sutton; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Torquay; RAF Valley; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 128 Squadron; 15 OTU; 16 OTU; 216 Squadron; 38 Squadron; 40 Squadron; 627 Squadron; 692 Squadron; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; C-47; Hudson; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Graveley; RAF Harwell; RAF Hendon; RAF Marham; RAF Oakington; RAF Shallufa; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
A the end of 1943 he returned to Bomber Command, 627 Squadron.
There is a photograph of the squadron grouped in front of a Mosquito.
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are scenes from Cairo.
Photo 4 is a side head and shoulders profile of Sam.
Photo 5 is a Battle aircraft in…