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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-10-17"

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BBC 78 RPM vinyl disk Gordon Cruickshank recorded in August 1944.

Gordon joined the RAF in 1938 and Bomber Command in 1941 as an air gunner. Started operations in 1942 and completed first tour of 31 trips at end of November 1942. He says his…

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Mentions that they were captain and navigator of leading Lancaster which attacked locomotive works at Le Creusot. Awarded Distinguished Service Order.

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A certificate awarded to Dick Curnock for passing the Aircrew syllabus.

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Terry Ford writes home telling his family about his experiences of Moncton, Canada and the differences there from home.

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Air-to-air view of a large formation of Lancasters flying over Montrichard. The Cher river runs from middle left to right with a bridge in middle. Submitted with description 'Photo numbered C3186. Showing Lancasters flying on low-level daylight…

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List of 33 operations between 7 December 1941 and 16 November 1942. For each operation states target, crew, and some detailed comments.

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Lists 35 successful operational sorties between 7 November 1941 and 15 November 1942.

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Jack Whalley’s Royal Air Force Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 9th July 1941 until 10th October 1952. Initial training at No. 9 Air Observers School as an air observer, navigator, air gunner and bomb aimer. Further training as…
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