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- Tags: RAF Castle Donington
- Type is exactly "Text. Memoir"
Tags: 153 Squadron; 166 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crewing up; ground personnel; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mine laying; operational training unit; perception of bombing war; promotion; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Strubby; RAF Wigtown; training; Wellington
Tags: RAF Brize Norton; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Dunsfold; RAF Earls Colne; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Netheravon; RAF Sleap; RAF South Cerney; RAF St Athan; RAF St Eval; RAF Stanton Harcourt; RAF Swinderby; RAF Tarrant Rushton; RAF Tilstock; RAF West Freugh; RAF Westcott; RAF Wing; RAF Wyton; Stirling
He describes training in London, Bridlington, Morpeth and Wymeswold. Later training as a crew was at Castle Donington, Lindholme and Hemswell. He describes in detail his crew, aircraft and operations.…
Tags: 12 Squadron; 626 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; escaping; flight engineer; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Martinet; Me 262; military ethos; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Brackla; RAF Bridlington; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Morpeth; RAF Tilstock; RAF Wickenby; RAF Woodbridge; RAF Wymeswold; superstition; target indicator; V-1; Wellington; wireless operator