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LSmithEW174520v2.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Warrant Officer Ernest Smith, from 3 April 1943 to 29 June 1944, recording operations and instructional duties. He served at RAF Hixon, RAF Blyton, RAF Waltham, RAF Binbrook, RAF Wickenby, RAF Bircotes, RAF Church…

514 Squadron was formed at RAF Foulsham in September 1943, and flew its first operation with 3 Group in November 1943. The squadron moved to RAF Waterbeach in November 1943 and was unusual it that it flew the Lancaster Mk 2 until June 1944. The…

RAF Waterbeach was in Cambridgeshire six miles north east from Cambridge. Construction began in 1939 and it opened in January 1941 with concrete runways. 99 Squadron arrived in March 1941 and was joined by 26 Conversion Flight in October and 106…
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