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- Tags: Defiant
Tags: 106 Squadron; aircrew; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); Defiant; Dominie; heavy conversion unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; mine laying; missing in action; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Cranwell; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Metheringham; RAF Saltby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-17; B-24; B-25; Beaufighter; Blenheim; Boston; C-47; Defiant; Halifax; Hampden; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; Martinet; Me 410; Meteor; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Binbrook; RAF Boscombe Down; Spitfire; Stirling; Sunderland; Swordfish; Tiger Moth; Typhoon; Ventura; Wellington; York
Tags: 162 Squadron; 455 Squadron; 571 Squadron; 608 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Beaufighter; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Hampden; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lysander; Magister; Martinet; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; Proctor; RAF Bitteswell; RAF Bourn; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Cranwell; RAF Downham Market; RAF Finningley; RAF Mildenhall; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Waddington; RAF Warboys; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington; Whitley
Item 2 is a political cartoon with Jo Stalin, Hitler, Nazis and a soldier with Poland under his arm. They appear to be gambling for Poland.
Item 3 is an officer shouting at three people on beds on the…
Notes on Hygiene, Water, Accommodation and conservancy in the field, Food, cookhouses and cooking, Law and…
Tags: aircrew; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; Blenheim; Catalina; Defiant; Do 18; Do 217; Do 24; Halifax; Hampden; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 52; Ju 87; Ju 88; Lysander; Manchester; Me 109; Me 110; Mosquito; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Spitfire; Stirling; Sunderland; Swordfish; training; Walrus; Wellington; Whitley
The Earliest Years.
Born in Barnoldswick, then in Yorkshire, now in Lancashire in 1922. His father ran a wireless business until 1926. He describes his years at schools and a move to…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Farnborough; RAF Finningley; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Milltown; RAF Norton; RAF Scampton; RAF Seighford; RAF Strubby; RAF Waddington; RAF Wick; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 115 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; bombing; Defiant; Dominie; entertainment; fear; Gee; Lancaster; memorial; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); perception of bombing war; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Madley; RAF Witchford; RAF Yatesbury; training; Window; wireless operator
Tags: animal; Anson; arts and crafts; Beaufighter; Defiant; Do 18; Fw 190; ground personnel; Horsa; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lincoln; Lysander; Martinet; Me 163; medical officer; Meteor; military living conditions; military service conditions; Oxford; P-47; Spitfire; Stirling; Typhoon; V-1; V-2; V-weapon
Tags: 102 Squadron; 214 Squadron; air gunner; animal; bale out; crewing up; Defiant; demobilisation; Dulag Luft; Halifax; mine laying; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Compton Bassett; RAF Madley; RAF Shenington; RAF Topcliffe; shot down; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 6; Stirling; strafing; the long march; wireless operator