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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07"
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Mimoyecques V-3 site (6 July 1944); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; ditching; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; pilot; radar; rivalry; sport; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-2; V-3; V-weapon; wireless operator
Photograph 2 is of a French airman standing in front of a Boston, 'C'. It is named Ville…
Pat Hogan's recollection of events on 3/4 March 1945 written to a relative of Flying Officer Alan Shelton
Tags: 466 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bale out; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; crewing up; Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (1926 - 2022); entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; faith; final resting place; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; home front; Ju 88; killed in action; Me 109; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; pilot; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Driffield; RAF Lichfield; sanitation; shot down; training; wireless operator
Tags: 199 Squadron
Tags: 578 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); crash; entertainment; faith; Gee; ground personnel; love and romance; military discipline; military living conditions; military service conditions; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); pilot; RAF Rufforth; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force