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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1939"
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); 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
Tags: 625 Squadron; aircrew; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Gneisenau; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Hudson; Lancaster; love and romance; Mosquito; navigator; Oboe; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Blyton; RAF Cranwell; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Silloth; RAF St Eval; RAF Watchfield; RAF Worksop; Scharnhorst; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
The first is of two apprentices sitting on a raised bank, captioned 'Armourer Brown and armourer Smith'.
Second is of a vehicle…
Tags: childhood in wartime
Tags: 218 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; Battle; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; Dulag Luft; entertainment; escaping; Gneisenau; Hurricane; Me 110; memorial; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Marham; RAF Tangmere; Scharnhorst; shot down; sport; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; the long march; training; Wellington
Tags: 543 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; Gneisenau; gremlin; Harvard; Lysander; Magister; Meteor; Oxford; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Benson; RAF Cranwell; RAF Hatfield; RAF Hendon; RAF Odiham; RAF St Eval; Scharnhorst; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training; Wellington