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- Tags: anti-aircraft fire
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Lancaster; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; operational training unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Ludford Magna; Tiger force; training; V-1; V-weapon; wireless operator / air gunner
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…
Tags: 196 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; ethnic or religious minorities; evading; flight engineer; Fw 190; heavy conversion unit; Me 262; medical officer; military ethos; military service conditions; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); perception of bombing war; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tarrant Rushton; RAF Tuddenham; shot down; Special Operations Executive; Stirling; training
Tags: 466 Squadron; 50 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; crash; crewing up; demobilisation; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; military discipline; military ethos; military service conditions; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Driffield; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Skellingthorpe; superstition; training