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- Tags: bomb dump
Tags: 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bomb dump; bombing; Caterpillar Club; home front; killed in action; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Coningsby; RAF Padgate; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodbridge; runway; Stirling; Tiger force; Wellington
Tags: 109 Squadron; 138 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 166 Squadron; Absent Without Leave; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb dump; demobilisation; final resting place; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); ground personnel; Lancaster; medical officer; memorial; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Stradishall; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wyton; Special Operations Executive; training; Wellington; Whitley
Photographs 2 and 3 are of a group of airmen watching a 4000 lb bomb being lifted on slings. Captioned '1000 lb…
Photograph 2 is of the interior of a chapel. Captioned 'Binbrook chapel of rest'.
Photographs 3, 5 and 6 are of two airmen standing next to large stockpiles of medium capacity bombs.
He signed up for the Royal Air Force at the age of 18 in December 1941 and was…
Tags: 57 Squadron; 617 Squadron; animal; bomb dump; bomb trolley; bombing up; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); ground personnel; hangar; Lancaster; love and romance; Manchester; military living conditions; military service conditions; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Scampton; service vehicle; tractor; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb dump; bomb struck; bombing; crewing up; faith; forced landing; Home Guard; Lancaster; mid-air collision; nose art; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; training; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 170 Squadron; 582 Squadron; bomb dump; Cook’s tour; coping mechanism; crewing up; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; love and romance; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Peplow; sanitation; training; Wellington
Tags: aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb dump; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bouncing bomb; flight engineer; Halifax; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; pilot; RAF Bridlington; RAF Hemswell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; training; V-1; V-weapon; wireless operator
Tags: bomb dump; bombing; FIDO; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); ground personnel; home front; meteorological officer; military living conditions; Nissen hut; perception of bombing war; radar; RAF Bottesford; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Langar; RAF Spilsby; shelter; Window; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 627 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bomb dump; bombing; bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Siracourt V-weapon site (25 June 1944); bombing of the Watten V-2 site (19 June 1944); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); pilot; radar; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Scampton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; rivalry; service vehicle; tactical support for Normandy troops; tractor; training; wireless operator