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Photograph 2 is an air-to-air view of five Bostons, port side.
Captioned 'R.A.F. West Raynham, 107 Sqd Boston A/C. Sept 1942.'
Photograph 3 is an air-to-air view of one Boston,…
Photograph 3 is of the instrument panel of a Halifax showing damage. Captioned 'Halifax A/C, returned from a raid, Ruhr, Germany, damage to pilots…
Tags: 196 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Mimoyecques V-3 site (6 July 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); bombing of Toulouse (5/6 April 1944); Boston; C-47; Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; final resting place; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Grand Slam; grief; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Harvard; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Meteor; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Normandy deception operations (5/6 June 1944); Oboe; operational training unit; Oxford; P-51; Pathfinders; pilot; promotion; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranage; RAF Cranwell; RAF Driffield; RAF Leconfield; RAF Stradishall; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Upavon; RAF Woodhall Spa; Spitfire; Stirling; Tallboy; Tiger Moth; training; V-1; V-2; V-3; V-weapon; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington
Accounts of actions leading to award of Conspicuous Gallantry medal and other congratulatory material
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