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- Tags: RAF Torquay
Tags: air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; Cornell; crewing up; flight engineer; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; Nissen hut; pilot; RAF Catterick; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Graveley; RAF Locking; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Padgate; RAF Riccall; RAF Rufforth; RAF St Athan; RAF Torquay; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Tiger Moth; training; V-1; V-weapon; wireless operator
Photo 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of Doug Petty with a pipe in his mouth, captioned 'Newly commissioned Pilot Officer 1944'.
Tags: 550 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Cranage; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Ingham; RAF North Killingholme; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Sandtoft; RAF South Cerney; RAF Torquay; recruitment; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington
Tags: 620 Squadron; 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); C-47; Halifax; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; navigator; Operation Exodus (1945); Oxford; prisoner of war; RAF Dumfries; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Saltby; RAF Silverstone; RAF Torquay; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; Wellington
Tags: 622 Squadron; Anson; Battle; Blenheim; briefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Fw 190; Gee; ground crew; H2S; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Me 109; mechanics engine; military service conditions; Oxford; perception of bombing war; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Cranage; RAF Feltwell; RAF Hednesford; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Silloth; RAF Silverstone; RAF Stradishall; RAF Torquay; RAF Upper Heyford; sanitation; Stirling; strafing; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 150 Squadron; 692 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; fear; final resting place; forced landing; military ethos; mine laying; Mosquito; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Binbrook; RAF Cranwell; RAF Graveley; RAF Peplow; RAF Pershore; RAF Shawbury; RAF South Cerney; RAF Tilstock; RAF Torquay; RAF Towyn; recruitment; training; Wellington; Whitley