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- Tags: He 111
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…
Tags: 50 Squadron; 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; briefing; crash; forced landing; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; operational training unit; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Winthorpe; shot down; take-off crash; training; Wellington
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Photo 2 is looking up at the underside of an aircraft.
Photo 3 is the nose of an aircraft on the ground.
The view is from the front/ starboard side.
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; ground personnel; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 15 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; arts and crafts; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); crash; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; love and romance; Magister; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Castle Combe; RAF Cranfield; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wyton; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 12 Squadron; 153 Squadron; 50 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; Battle; Beaufighter; Blenheim; bombing; Cook’s tour; coping mechanism; crash; crewing up; debriefing; dispersal; Distinguished Flying Medal; Do 217; entertainment; final resting place; fitter airframe; fitter engine; flight engineer; fuelling; ground crew; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 3; He 111; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; nose art; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); pilot; promotion; RAF Cosford; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Halton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Sturgate; RAF Tilstock; RAF Waddington; RAF Wickenby; recruitment; target photograph; training; Whitley; Window