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- Tags: Tallboy
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
Tags: 196 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 617 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of the Mimoyecques V-3 site (6 July 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Siracourt V-weapon site (25 June 1944); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); incendiary device; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; P-51; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranwell; RAF Stradishall; RAF Woodhall Spa; Tallboy; training; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; flight engineer; Gee; gremlin; H2S; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; navigator; Nissen hut; pilot; radar; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; wireless operator
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; Lancaster; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Oboe; pilot; radar; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; wireless operator