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- Tags: RAF Dumfries
- Type is exactly "Text. Memoir"
Tags: 12 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 625 Squadron; 626 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; entertainment; evading; FIDO; Gee; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Me 110; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Cardington; RAF Dumfries; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF hospital Rauceby; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lindholme; RAF Manby; RAF Manston; RAF Methwold; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; V-1; V-2; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
Tags: 514 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Botha; crewing up; Dulag Luft; flight mechanic; Gee; ground crew; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; memorial; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Cardington; RAF Dumfries; RAF Foulsham; RAF Little Snoring; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wing; Red Cross; sport; Stalag 8B; strafing; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Typhoon; Waffen-SS; Wellington
Covers joining the RAF at age 19 and training at…
Tags: 5 Group; 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bombing; C-47; crewing up; Dominie; Guinea Pig Club; Hampden; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); military discipline; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; prisoner of war; Proctor; promotion; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Dumfries; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Martlesham Heath; RAF Scampton; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wigsley; RAF Wroughton; RAF Yatesbury; shot down; Stirling; training; Walrus; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 106 Squadron; 166 Squadron; 207 Squadron; aircrew; animal; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); entertainment; Lancaster; memorial; Operation Dodge (1945); Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Dumfries; RAF Madley; RAF Metheringham; RAF Spilsby; RAF Syerston; RAF Winthorpe; wireless operator