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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-04"
Part 2 - war service of Flying Officer James Gordon Bennett Burnside flight engineer. Covers training as flight engineer. Then follows short descriptions. listing…
Tags: 617 Squadron; 619 Squadron; 627 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Cook’s tour; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; RAF Balderton; RAF North Luffenham; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodhall Spa; Stirling; target indicator; training; Wellington
Tags: 431 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; aircrew; bombing; Caterpillar Club; crash; crewing up; FIDO; Guinea Pig Club; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; love and romance; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Carnaby; RAF Croft; RAF Dishforth; RAF Gamston; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 622 Squadron; 7 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Oboe; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Cardington; RAF Cosford; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Oakington; RAF Padgate; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Warboys; Spitfire; Stirling; training; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: prisoner of war
Photo 2 is eight airmen captioned '+20/8/43'.
Photo 3 is two men with their hands in the air, one soldier beside them. Two men with rifles are on the right, captioned 'Two Polish prisoners…
Tags: 115 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 196 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 623 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aerial photograph; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; Catalina; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; fear; flight engineer; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Me 110; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Downham Market; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hixon; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Seighford; RAF Tangmere; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Red Cross; sanitation; Stirling; target indicator; target photograph; training; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force