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- Tags: ethnic or religious minorities
She also discusses her research into her…
Pat Hogan's recollection of events on 3/4 March 1945 written to a relative of Flying Officer Alan Shelton
Tags: 466 Squadron; air gunner; bale out; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; crewing up; Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (1926 -); entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; faith; final resting place; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; home front; Ju 88; killed in action; Me 109; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; pilot; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Driffield; RAF Lichfield; sanitation; shot down; training; wireless operator
Item 1 is a photo of a native Canadian standing and wearing traditional costume.
Item 2 is a train ticket from Rivers to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Item 3 is a train ticket from Rivers to Winnipeg.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.
Top right - air-to-ground view of landscape with many bomb craters.
Middle left - an airman on bed in barrack room.
Bottom left - air to…
In the top right corner a remembrance poppy has been added.
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; military service conditions; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator