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- Tags: Me 410
Chapter 1. Under Training.
Having been assessed in Birmingham Geoff sets off to London in August 1942 for training, at Lords. Initial training was at Bridlington then gunnery school at…
Tags: 115 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 75 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); escaping; evading; flight engineer; ground personnel; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Lancaster Mk 3; Martinet; Me 109; Me 110; Me 410; Meteor; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Brackla; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bridlington; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cosford; RAF Downham Market; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hornchurch; RAF Jurby; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Mepal; RAF Newmarket; RAF South Cerney; RAF Stradishall; RAF Ternhill; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; the long march; Tiger force; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
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Two aircraft were shot down by a Me 410 as they were landing. The crews are listed.
Tags: aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-17; B-24; B-25; B-26; 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: 115 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); forced landing; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Me 410; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Feltwell; RAF Peplow; RAF Torquay; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; Wellington
Tags: 466 Squadron; 467 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Battle; bombing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Me 410; Operation Dodge (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Driffield; RAF Lichfield; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Metheringham; training; Wellington