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Tags: 44 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; Lancaster; Mosquito; Oboe; Pathfinders; RAF Chipping Norton; RAF Coningsby; RAF Swinderby; RAF Witchford; target indicator; V-weapon; wireless operator
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
Tags: 15 Squadron; 3 Group; 622 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; crewing up; fear; flight engineer; forced landing; H2S; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Me 110; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Mildenhall; RAF St Athan; RAF Woodbridge; Stirling; superstition; V-1; V-2; Window
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph partly obscured by tracer fire.
Photo 2 is the 40 squadron crest.
Photo 3 is Sam in shorts and tee shirt in front of a…
Bottom - target…
Photo 1 is a Lancaster going down in flames, captioned 'Photo taken by Chappie of kite going down in flames over Osterfield (Rhur) probably Mac's ht 18,000' '
Photo 2 is Terry, crew and a WAAF outside a Nissen…
Photo 1 is of Flushing where a dyke was breached. Some flooding is visible according to the caption.
Photo 2 is of Bonn showing in the city in great detail at the start of the raid. it is annotated…
Photo 1 is a daylight image with all the details obscured by explosions…
Photo 1 is an air-to-air photograph of an aircraft exploding after a direct hit.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air photograph of burning pieces of an aircraft after a direct hit.
Photo 3 is a vertical aerial photograph of…
Photo 1 is Westkapelle dyke which was bombed to flood Walchern Island, which was below sea level.
Photo 2 is a night attack on Dortmund, most of the image obscured by anti-aircraft fire and target indicators.