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- Tags: RAF Halton
- Type is exactly "Sound"
Tags: 460 Squadron; 467 Squadron; 8 Group; 97 Squadron; aircrew; bomb struck; bombing; crash; crewing up; fitter airframe; flight engineer; flight mechanic; forced landing; ground crew; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mechanics airframe; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Binbrook; RAF Coningsby; RAF Halton; RAF St Athan; RAF Syerston; RAF Waddington; RAF Wainfleet; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; recruitment; Stirling; training; V-1; V-weapon; York
Tags: 149 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; B-17; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Cook’s tour; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; fitter airframe; flight engineer; ground crew; Lancaster; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); RAF Bardney; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Halton; RAF Methwold; RAF Morton Hall; RAF Scampton; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Winthorpe
Charles joined the Royal Air Force in February 1942 and went to RAF Halton as an Aircraft Apprentice.
He tells of his training at Halton, and describes the different trades and his exams to become an Leading Aircraftsman 1st Class,…
During his time as a Leading Aircraftsman, he tells of…
Tags: 408 Squadron; 426 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; crewing up; faith; fear; flight engineer; lack of moral fibre; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; RAF Brackla; RAF Cosford; RAF East Moor; RAF Halton; RAF Lindholme; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF St Athan; recruitment; sport; training
Tags: 156 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; fear; fitter engine; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Harvard; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; Master Bomber; Meteor; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; pilot; promotion; RAF Halton; RAF Upwood; target indicator; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; York