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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1940"
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: 97 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; crash; Dominie; Lancaster; Manchester; mine laying; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Coningsby; RAF Jurby; RAF Scampton; RAF Wellesbourne Mountford; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Yatesbury; Tirpitz; training; Wellington; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner
Post war his squadron took part in the repatriation of Army personnel from Italy and his unit was in India at around the time…
Tags: 1 Group; 625 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; Anson; bombing; briefing; coping mechanism; crewing up; debriefing; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Lancaster; love and romance; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Nissen hut; nose art; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; P-51; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Kelstern; RAF Millom; RAF Scampton; RAF Sturgate; target photograph; training; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Window; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 50 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); crash; Dominie; Gneisenau; Hampden; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; mine laying; missing in action; RAF Bourn; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Lindholme; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; Scharnhorst; shot down; target indicator; training; Whitley; wireless operator