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- Tags: Distinguished Flying Medal
Tags: 158 Squadron; 4 Group; 466 Squadron; 640 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; Halifax; mess; military living conditions; navigator; observer; RAF Leconfield; RAF Lissett; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Wymeswold; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 100 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 625 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; Battle; Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); Distinguished Flying Medal; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mid-air collision; operational training unit; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Grimsby; RAF Kelstern; RAF Seighford; training; Wellington
Tags: 467 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; forced landing; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; Me 109; mine laying; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Bottesford; RAF Kinloss; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Waddington; RAF Wigsley; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; Window
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There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
Tags: 1 Group; 100 Squadron; air gunner; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; missing in action; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Grimsby; RAF Lindholme; RAF Sandtoft; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
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