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Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
Tags: 100 Squadron; 101 Squadron; 12 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 205 Squadron; 210 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 220 Squadron; 90 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancastrian; Lincoln; Mosquito; Proctor; RAF Binbrook; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Compton Bassett; RAF Feltwell; RAF Full Sutton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Methwold; RAF Millom; RAF Ossington; RAF Scampton; RAF Shallufa; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Stradishall; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Watton; RAF Woolfox Lodge; RAF Wratting Common; Shackleton; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 170 Squadron; 582 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Cornell; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; pilot; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Talbenny; RAF Warboys; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 10 Squadron; 103 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 40 Squadron; 57 Squadron; 77 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; B-17; B-24; bale out; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Catalina; Distinguished Flying Medal; Dulag Luft; escaping; flight engineer; Fw 190; H2S; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 110; medical officer; memorial; mess; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; Photographic Reconnaissance Unit; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Halton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Henlow; RAF Jurby; RAF Leeming; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lyneham; RAF Melbourne; RAF St Athan; RAF Uxbridge; Red Cross; shot down; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 7; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 10 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 57 Squadron; 77 Squadron; aircrew; Blenheim; Distinguished Service Order; Dulag Luft; escaping; evading; flight engineer; Hampden; Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; memorial; Military Cross; mine laying; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranwell; RAF Dishforth; RAF Halton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hendon; RAF Henlow; RAF North Coates; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Northolt; Special Operations Executive; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 6; Stalag Luft 7; the long march; Whitley
Item 2 is a Mess bill for Mieczysław Stachiewicz.
Item 3 and 7 are photographs of ground crew working on a Wellington.
Item 4 is a newspaper cutting about 301 Squadron and Polish…
In the top corner is a photograph of an airman in the cockpit of his aircraft.
There is a yellow post…
Item 2 is a photograph of an airman in an aircraft cockpit.
Item 3 is an airman in a turret of an aircraft.
Item 4 is six airmen, one leaning out of the cockpit and the rest in front of the port engine of a…
He was stationed at RAF Peterborough (No. 25 (Polish) Elementary Flying Training School),…
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