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- Tags: Wellington
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Tags: 158 Squadron; 51 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Heavy Conversion Unit; Me 109; navigator; operational training unit; Pathfinders; radar; RAF Abingdon; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lissett; RAF Pocklington; RAF Rufforth; RAF Snaith; RAF Worksop; training; V-1; V-2; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
1. A list of crews on the operation.
2. Map of routes to target.
3. Luftwaffe night fighter combat claims for 25/26 May 1943.…
Tags: 466 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; crewing up; demobilisation; escaping; Halifax; lack of moral fibre; Master Bomber; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Operation Exodus; operational training unit; perception of bombing war; prisoner of war; RAF Driffield; RAF Harwell; RAF Leconfield; recruitment; Stalag Luft 3; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Operation Dodge; Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 102 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 5 Group; 50 Squadron; 619 Squadron; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; Caterpillar Club; Dominie; FIDO; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; military living conditions; military service conditions; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; Proctor; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Madley; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Melbourne; RAF North Coates; RAF North Weald; RAF Padgate; RAF Pocklington; RAF Saltby; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF St Eval; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Tempsford; RAF Turweston; RAF Waddington; RAF Wigsley; RAF Wigtown; RAF Wittering; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Lancaster; Meteor; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hemswell; RAF Leeming; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Millom; RAF Upavon; RAF West Freugh; training; Walrus; Wellington; York
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…