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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-01"
Tags: 100 Squadron; 101 Squadron; 103 Squadron; 12 Squadron; 153 Squadron; 1656 HCU; 166 Squadron; 1660 HCU; 1667 HCU; 300 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 550 Squadron; 57 Squadron; 576 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bomb struck; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; final resting place; flight engineer; forced landing; Fw 190; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hurricane; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Me 109; Me 110; mid-air collision; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bradwell Bay; RAF Coningsby; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Leeming; RAF Lindholme; RAF Manston; RAF Syerston; RAF Woodbridge; shot down; tactical support for Normandy troops; take-off crash; training; V-1; V-weapon; wireless operator
Alan was posted to Bradfield Park for training and…
Tags: 467 Squadron; 617 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; Air Observers School; aircrew; bale out; bombing; crewing up; Gee; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster Finishing School; love and romance; mess; military living conditions; navigator; observer; Operational Training Unit; RAF Lichfield; RAF Metheringham; RAF Wigtown; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; Stirling; submarine; superstition; Tallboy; training; Wellington
Tags: 105 Squadron; 109 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 582 Squadron; 75 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; killed in action; Lancaster; Master Bomber; mid-air collision; Mosquito; Oboe; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Feltwell; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Mildenhall; shot down; Victoria Cross; Wellington
Tags: 115 Squadron; 1651 HCU; 1662 HCU; 28 OTU; 626 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; killed in action; Lancaster; mine laying; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Bridlington; RAF East Wretham; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wittering; RAF Wymeswold; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
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Item 1 is an envelope addressed to Victor's parents. It came from a prisoner of war camp in Germany.
Item 2 is a photograph of a woman seated and wearing a thick coat.
There is a caption 'George Vic Ron Jack Sam Dave Cyril…
Tags: prisoner of war
The three images show rocky terrain and the lake, captioned 'All of Lake Superior. Taken from the train. En route for Prince Albert, January 1944'.
Tags: 115 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 1678 HCU; 196 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 30 OTU; 514 Squadron; 623 Squadron; 90 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; 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
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; ditching; flight engineer; Gee; ground personnel; incendiary device; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Wainfleet; rivalry; sport; training; wireless operator