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- Tags: Cook’s tour
Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
Tags: 101 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 199 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-17; bombing; Cook’s tour; Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; navigator; RAF Blyton; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hixon; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lichfield; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF North Creake; RAF Shawbury; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Watton; RAF Wellesbourne Mountford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wymeswold; Shackleton; Tiger Moth; Wellington
Aerial photograph of large fenced areas captioned 'Prisoners'.
Two small photographs, one of bride and groom on church steps with RAF party, second of Keith Thompson and Jessie in garden…
Photograph of a destroyed bridge over a river, captioned, 'Last bridge over the Rhine-Remagen'.
Tags: 149 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Cook’s tour; Halifax; Hudson; Lancaster; Magister; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Evanton; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Warboys; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 463 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Cook’s tour; Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (1926 -); Lancaster; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; propaganda; RAF Brenzett; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Winthorpe; Tiger Moth; training
Tags: 460 Squadron; 576 Squadron; 61 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Commodore; Cook’s tour; Halifax; Harrow; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; mine laying; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bottesford; RAF Breighton; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Lindholme; RAF Swinderby; RAF Tilstock; training; Whitley
Top left - a note 'got to here'. Top right - an aerial oblique view of a city-scape with some large buildings and some damage visible. Captioned 'Essen' on the reverse 'Essen'.
Middle - an aerial oblique view of a…
Tags: aircrew; briefing; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); conscription avoider; Cook’s tour; coping mechanism; debriefing; final resting place; grief; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; killed in action; lack of moral fibre; love and romance; military service conditions; RAF Driffield; RAF Linton on Ouse; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force