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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-08"
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Right - three airmen wearing tunics, two sitting in front and one standing behind. Captioned 'No 3…
Tags: 156 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 7 Squadron; 83 Squadron; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Pathfinders; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Marham; Tirpitz; V-1; V-weapon
Tags: 76 Squadron; 78 Squadron; Beaufighter; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); crash; entertainment; final resting place; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; killed in action; mid-air collision; military living conditions; military service conditions; missing in action; prisoner of war; RAF Bircham Newton; RAF Catfoss; RAF Croft; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Waddington; Stalag Luft 3; Wellington
Tags: 158 Squadron; 1652 HCU; 28 OTU; 4 Group; 466 Squadron; 640 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; mess; military living conditions; navigator; observer; Operational Training Unit; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lissett; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Wymeswold; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph partly obscured by tracer fire.
Photo 2 is the 40 squadron crest.
Photo 3 is Sam in shorts and tee shirt in front of a…
Tags: 467 Squadron; 83 Squadron; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Lancaster; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Bottesford; RAF Scampton; RAF Waddington; RAF Wyton; tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; V-1; V-weapon
Tags: prisoner of war