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- Tags: Tirpitz
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
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…
Tags: 463 Squadron; 467 Squadron; 50 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; Gee; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; meteorological officer; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Bottesford; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; Tirpitz; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 1 Group; 101 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); Distinguished Flying Medal; FIDO; flight engineer; George VI, King of Great Britain (1936-1952); Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; navigator; Nissen hut; radar; RAF Bottesford; RAF Catfoss; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF North Luffenham; RAF St Athan; RAF Waddington; RAF Wickenby; Tiger force; Tirpitz; training; Window; wireless operator
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; 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
A letter from the King awarding Ernie Twells his Distinguished Flying Cross.
On the reverse
Servahust sh. 19'
Picture 2 Captioned 'Signatures of Survivors on back of each photo'.
A target photograph of the…
Bob Knights and seven crew wearing flying gear standing in front of…
The two starboard engines of a Lancaster viewed from inside the aircraft. In the background…