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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1939"
Tags: 35 Squadron; 51 Squadron; 58 Squadron; 77 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Defiant; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Lysander; Magister; Martinet; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Abingdon; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Dishforth; RAF Gamston; RAF Kinloss; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Shenington; RAF Topcliffe; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 106 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; Battle; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; FIDO; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Hampden; Lancaster; Manchester; mine laying; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; Pathfinders; RAF Abingdon; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Metheringham; RAF Syerston; Tallboy; target indicator; V-weapon
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Tollerton (27 E&RFTS), RAF Hanworth (5 EFTS), RAF Yatesbury (10 EFTS), RAF Brize…
Tags: Red Cross
Tags: air gunner; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; ground personnel; Guinea Pig Club; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Lancaster; love and romance; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); military service conditions; perception of bombing war; RAF Cosford; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Hendon; RAF Ingham; Spitfire; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Top right - Wellesley coming in to land on grass airfield with hangars in the distance.
Bottom left - front view of a Wellesley…
Tags: RAF Cranwell
Flashback 1. Mentions first operation on 300 Squadron at RAF Faldingworth. Continues…
Tags: 514 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Botha; crewing up; Dulag Luft; flight mechanic; Gee; ground crew; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; memorial; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Cardington; RAF Dumfries; RAF Foulsham; RAF Little Snoring; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wing; Red Cross; sport; Stalag 8B; strafing; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Typhoon; Waffen-SS; Wellington