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He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
1. A list of crews on the operation.
2. Map of routes to target.
3. Luftwaffe night fighter combat claims for 25/26 May 1943.…
Tags: 1 Group; 101 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Distinguished Flying Medal; FIDO; flight engineer; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; navigator; Nissen hut; radar; RAF Bottesford; RAF Catfoss; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF North Luffenham; RAF St Athan; RAF Waddington; RAF Wickenby; Tiger force; Tirpitz; training; Window; wireless operator
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Tags: 1 Group; 106 Squadron; 44 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Battle; C-47; Distinguished Flying Cross; Hampden; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Blyton; RAF Catfoss; RAF Cosford; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Evanton; RAF Finningley; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Manston; RAF Netheravon; RAF Oakington; RAF St Athan; RAF Syerston; RAF Thornaby; RAF Uxbridge; Stalag Luft 3; training