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- Tags: RAF Uxbridge
The text describes his early training then transfer to Canada learning on Ansons in the snow.
Photo 1 is Sam standing in the snow outside a hut.
Photo 2 is a ship.
Photo 3 is Sam and friend leaning on an…
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; ground personnel; 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
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Tags: 44 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 630 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; Bombing of Augsburg (17 April 1942); bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of Toulouse (5/6 April 1944); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Distinguished Flying Medal; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Hampden; Lancaster; Manchester; Mosquito; RAF Abingdon; RAF Cardington; RAF Cranwell; RAF Credenhill; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Evanton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Warmwell; superstition; Victoria Cross; Whitley
Tags: 106 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Hampden; heavy conversion unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Manchester; mine laying; Oxford; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranage; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Fulbeck; RAF Paignton; RAF Scampton; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Wigsley; Tiger Moth; Tirpitz; training
Tags: 12 Squadron; 460 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); Cook’s tour; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Binbrook; RAF Kenley; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Wickenby; Tiger force; training; wireless operator
Tags: 1 Group; 106 Squadron; 44 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; arts and crafts; Battle; C-47; Distinguished Flying Cross; Hampden; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bawtry; RAF Blyton; RAF Catfoss; RAF Cosford; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Evanton; RAF Finningley; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Manston; RAF Netheravon; RAF Oakington; RAF St Athan; RAF Syerston; RAF Thornaby; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Waddington; Stalag Luft 3; training