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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-02"
Tags: 102 Squadron; 462 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; air sea rescue; aircrew; B-17; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; Flying Training School; forced landing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Initial Training Wing; killed in action; mine laying; missing in action; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Finningley; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Torquay; Tiger Moth; training; Whitley
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
Second is of four aircrew standing under a palm tree, captioned 'Bari Italy October 1945, Under the swaying palms'.
The third is missing, this was…
Tags: 514 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); ground crew; ground personnel; Hurricane; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 2; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Brackla; RAF Cardington; RAF Feltwell; RAF Halton; RAF Henlow; RAF Stradishall; RAF Swinderby; RAF Ternhill; RAF Waterbeach; RAF West Freugh; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-2; V-weapon; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 1 Group; 625 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; aerial photograph; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; bombing; briefing; coping mechanism; crewing up; debriefing; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Lancaster; love and romance; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Nissen hut; nose art; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Operational Training Unit; P-51; RAF Heaton Park; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Kelstern; RAF Millom; RAF Scampton; RAF Sturgate; target photograph; training; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Window; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: prisoner of war
Top center - crippled bomber lights full on won dog-fight. Account of enemy fighter attack on a bomber, wounding four crew and damaged aircraft. One enemy hit and the other…
Tags: 467 Squadron; 83 Squadron; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Lancaster; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Bottesford; RAF Scampton; RAF Waddington; RAF Wyton; tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; V-1; V-weapon