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- Tags: RAF Tuddenham
Tags: 106 Squadron; 120 Squadron; 42 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; bombing; bombing up; ground personnel; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lincoln; navigator; RAF Kinloss; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wyton; Shackleton; Tiger force; training; V-1; V-weapon
Tags: 7 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; crewing up; flight engineer; Halifax; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Pathfinders; RAF Bridlington; RAF Burtonwood; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Valley; RAF Weston-super-Mare; Stirling; training
Photo 3 is a postcard of the Marseilles Stock Exchange.
Photo 4 is F/O TC Walsh with Lancasters in the background.
Photo 5 is an airmen sitting on a wall by the sea. He is identified as F/Lt…
Photo 2 is the nose of a Stirling showing the outline of a seated naked lady, captioned 'Q for Queenie'.
Photo 3 is two Stirlings having collided on the ground.
Photo 4 is…
Tags: 158 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); Cook’s tour; flight engineer; Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Lissett; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Wombleton; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
Tags: 138 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 576 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cook’s tour; Dominie; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Balderton; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Catterick; RAF Cranwell; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Graveley; RAF Hixon; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Madley; RAF Seighford; RAF Swinderby; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wyton; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Photo 2, 3 and 4 are head and shoulders of Arthur to be used as escape photos on identity cards.
Photo 5 is a head and shoulders escape photo of Flight Sergeant Poynton, skipper of the crew.
Tom joined the RAF at 15 after altering his birth certificate. He trained in Canada as a pilot.
Tags: 115 Squadron; 186 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Coningsby; RAF Manby; RAF Millom; RAF Silverstone; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
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