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Jim Auton in uniform
Jim Auton in uniform
Pilot gets D.F.C. and gunner D.F.M.
Hail these heroes of Empire. Eleven new awards to men of the R.A.F.
Hero of 21 RAF raids gets DFC
From: The People, 4 August 1940, p. 6.
Honour for Southend airman
First day in the Canadian squadron 432
Left inside page is blank, right inside page has images of seven aircrew, two at the top, 3 in the middle and two at the bottom. All are in…
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Members of 576 squadron
Ground crew and aircrew of 'J' 44 Squadron
Flying Officer Bill Thomas' aircrew
Interview with Bill Thomas
Tags: 153 Squadron; 166 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; memorial; observer; operational training unit; perception of bombing war; promotion; RAF Bicester; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Strubby; target photograph; training; Wellington
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Interview with Cyril Abbotts
Tags: 1654 HCU; 57 Squadron; African heritage; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; Cornell; crewing up; demobilisation; fear; flight engineer; Flying Training School; heavy conversion unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lincoln; Me 262; military discipline; military living conditions; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; P-51; physical training; pilot; promotion; RAF Bowden; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Estevan; RAF Gamston; RAF St Athan; RAF Wigsley; recruitment; sanitation; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
Seven aircrew in front of a Lancaster
L V Sharpe is second from the right.
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Colin Cole and crew in front of a Lancaster
Peter Bellingham’s observer's and air gunner's flying log book
Tags: 11 OTU; 138 Squadron; 1657 HCU; 17 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; aircrew; animal; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; Cook’s tour; FIDO; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Manby; RAF Oakley; RAF Silverstone; RAF Tempsford; RAF Turweston; RAF Westcott; RAF Woodbridge; Special Operations Executive; Stirling; training; Wellington
Interview with Peter Bellingham
Tags: 11 OTU; 138 Squadron; 17 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crash; crewing up; FIDO; Flying Training School; Initial Training Wing; military living conditions; military service conditions; operational training unit; perception of bombing war; RAF Millom; RAF Silverstone; RAF Tempsford; RAF Turweston; RAF Woodbridge; Special Operations Executive; training
William Anderson and his crew
John Young and his crew
Tags: air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; flight engineer; Halifax; navigator; pilot; wireless operator
Back row from left to right: wireless operator Flight Sergeant…
Tags: 31 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; animal; bomb aimer; navigator; pilot; wireless operator