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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-11"
Tags: 195 Squadron; aircrew; bomb struck; bombing; fear; flight engineer; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; perception of bombing war; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Driffield; RAF Feltwell; RAF Hullavington; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Locking; RAF Manby; RAF St Athan; RAF Wratting Common; Stirling; training
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 -); 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: 622 Squadron; 7 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Oboe; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Cardington; RAF Cosford; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Oakington; RAF Padgate; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Warboys; Spitfire; Stirling; training; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); 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); bombing of the Watten V-2 site (19 June 1944); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; Gee; gremlin; H2S; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; Operation Catechism (12 November 1944); pilot; radar; rivalry; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; wireless operator
Second is of ten individuals standing and kneeling in front of a…