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- Tags: Pathfinders
Tags: 156 Squadron; 625 Squadron; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); Cook’s tour; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; Pathfinders; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lindholme; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Warboys; Tiger Moth; training
Tags: 514 Squadron; 582 Squadron; 7 Squadron; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); flight engineer; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Lancaster Mk 3; Martinet; Master Bomber; missing in action; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; V-1; Window
Tags: 44 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; Lancaster; Mosquito; Oboe; Pathfinders; RAF Chipping Norton; RAF Coningsby; RAF Swinderby; RAF Witchford; target indicator; V-weapon; wireless operator
Tags: 1 Group; 100 Squadron; air gunner; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; missing in action; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Grimsby; RAF Lindholme; RAF Sandtoft; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 158 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 640 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Graveley; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lissett; RAF Riccall; RAF Warboys; target photograph; training; Whitley
A the end of 1943 he returned to Bomber Command, 627 Squadron.
There is a photograph of the squadron grouped in front of a Mosquito.
A second uncropped image is also included. Captioned 'It's January 1944, RAF number 924532, Flight Lieutenant Navigator Ernest John Saunders, later to become DSO, DFC…