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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944"
Tags: 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; missing in action; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); prisoner of war; Proctor; RAF Dumfries; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Yatesbury; shot down; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 158 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 640 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Graveley; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lissett; RAF Riccall; RAF Warboys; target photograph; training; Whitley
Tags: 170 Squadron; 582 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Cornell; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Talbenny; RAF Warboys; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book
Tags: 139 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 162 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Magister; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Alconbury; RAF Blackbushe; RAF Bourn; RAF Honington; RAF Hullavington; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wyton; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley
He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: service vehicle