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Photograph 1 is of eight airmen under the nose of a Whitley. Captioned 'Pilot Sgt B. Jones with his Ground Crew, Whitley. A/C.'
Photograph 2 is of a sergeant pilot wearing a flying helmet and pointing to…
He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Photograph 1 is a modern side view of a Halifax, captioned ' Halifax Mk III 'ZA-X''.
Photograph 2 is a Halifax on fire, captioned ' The plane coming down on fire.'
Photograph 3 is the rear of its…
Tags: 106 Squadron; 138 Squadron; 42 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 78 Squadron; aircrew; Beaufighter; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Dulag Luft; escaping; evading; flight engineer; Fw 190; George Cross; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; Lancaster; Manchester; Me 110; memorial; Military Cross; prisoner of war; RAF Alconbury; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Honington; Scharnhorst; Spitfire; sport; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; the long march; Victoria Cross; wireless operator
Tags: 37 Squadron; 57 Squadron; 75 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; Blenheim; bombing; C-47; crash; Dulag Luft; evading; Gneisenau; Goldfish Club; Halifax; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Ju 87; Lancaster; Me 109; Me 110; memorial; mess; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; prisoner of war; RAF Cosford; RAF Dunsfold; RAF Harwell; Red Cross; Scharnhorst; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; the long march; Tiger Moth; Typhoon; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 463 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947); crash; evading; flight engineer; H2S; killed in action; Lancaster; Manchester; missing in action; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Coningsby; RAF St Athan; RAF Waddington; RAF West Freugh; RAF Winthorpe; Resistance; shot down; Stalag Luft 7