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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Wales--Glamorgan"
Tags: 10 Squadron; 463 Squadron; 5 Group; 57 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 86 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); C-47; flight engineer; Gneisenau; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Pathfinders; pilot; radar; RAF Alconbury; RAF Halton; RAF Ridgewell; RAF St Athan; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Swinderby; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waddington; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Wratting Common; Scharnhorst; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; training; Window
Tags: 428 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); C-47; flight engineer; Gneisenau; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Croft; RAF Leeming; RAF Middleton St George; RAF St Athan; RAF Topcliffe; Scharnhorst; training; Window
Tags: 199 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 81 OTU; 97 Squadron; 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; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bourn; RAF Downham Market; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Tilstock; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
He completed technical training at RAF St Athan, where he met Betty, his future wife. From there Doug went to…
Tags: 101 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; fear; FIDO; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; Halifax; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; mid-air collision; military living conditions; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; pilot; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF St Athan; training; wireless operator; York
Tags: 622 Squadron; 7 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); Pathfinders; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Nutts Corner; RAF Oakington; RAF St Athan; RAF Warboys; Stirling; training; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force