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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941-05-18"
The first flight is recorded at No 7 EFTS , Desford flying in the Tiger Moth, he remained there until 28 September when he moved to No 12 SFTS flying in the Anson. In January 1941 Harold…
Tags: 106 Squadron; 14 OTU; 16 OTU; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bombing; Flying Training School; Hampden; Initial Training Wing; Magister; mine laying; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Grimsby; RAF Prestwick; RAF Sealand; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; Tiger Moth; training; Whitley
Tags: 106 Squadron; 14 OTU; 16 OTU; 1654 HCU; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Battle; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Hampden; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Lysander; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operational Training Unit; Oxford; RAF Coningsby; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Finningley; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Polebrook; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 106 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 17 OTU; 61 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; Air Observers School; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-24; Battle; Blenheim; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; C-47; crash; Hampden; Harrow; Ju 88; Lancaster; Manchester; mine laying; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Cranage; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lyneham; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Penrhos; RAF Upwood; RAF Watton; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York