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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-02"
Tags: RAF East Kirkby
Tags: 106 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 617 Squadron; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Operational Training Unit; perception of bombing war; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Metheringham; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Swinderby; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; superstition; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 115 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 7 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; crewing up; Heavy Conversion Unit; incendiary device; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Me 109; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Brackla; RAF Bridlington; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Feltwell; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; RAF Wyton; sport; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 57 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; crash; ditching; flight engineer; Gneisenau; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; mess; military ethos; military service conditions; mine laying; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); prisoner of war; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Swinderby; training