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- Tags: 218 Squadron
Photo 1 is an aerial photograph of Hamburg. On the reverse is '440'.
Photo 2 is an aerial photograph of a bombed city. On the reverse is '440'.
A mess card for RAF Chedburgh,…
The photo is captioned '(T) Ched 23.5.45//7" J 218'.
On the reverse 'Crown Copyright Reserved' and 'Munster'.
Identification kindly provided by…
Tags: 218 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; Battle; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; Dulag Luft; entertainment; escaping; Gneisenau; Hurricane; Me 110; memorial; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Marham; RAF Tangmere; Scharnhorst; shot down; sport; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; the long march; training; Wellington
Tags: 149 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 75 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Cook’s tour; crash; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Martinet; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Binbrook; RAF Feltwell; RAF Hemswell; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Mepal; RAF Methwold; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Stradishall; RAF Waddington; RAF Wratting Common; Stirling; training; Wellington
Tags: 115 Squadron; 186 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Coningsby; RAF Manby; RAF Millom; RAF Silverstone; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington