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- Tags: 106 Squadron
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There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
'Vic' Prettejohns replaced original Flight engineer. Underneath is annotated the crew's names and positions.…
Tags: 106 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Cook’s tour; Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; Operation Catechism; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Proctor; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Evanton; RAF Madley; RAF Scampton; RAF Sturgate; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; Tallboy; Tirpitz; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 106 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); fear; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Manchester; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Lichfield; RAF Metheringham; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; service vehicle; Tiger force; tractor; training; Wellington
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