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- Tags: RAF Torquay
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 Paignton; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Silloth; RAF Silverstone; RAF Stradishall; RAF Torquay; RAF Upper Heyford; sanitation; Stirling; strafing; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 50 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); C-47; crewing up; demobilisation; entertainment; incendiary device; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; physical training; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Syerston; RAF Torquay; recruitment; rivalry; Stirling; training; Wellington
Tags: 12 Squadron; 76 Squadron; 78 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; crash; crewing up; ground personnel; Harvard; Lancaster; love and romance; medical officer; operational training unit; perception of bombing war; pilot; promotion; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Kemble; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Sywell; RAF Torquay; RAF Tuddenham; recruitment; sport; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
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: 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'.