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James Lamb volunteered for the RAF on the first day of the Second World War. He trained as an aircraft technician and was posted to 75 New Zealand Squadron where he worked on Wellington bombers. He was then posted to 11 Squadron in Burma where he…

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Charles Bland
Charles joined the Royal Air Force in February 1942 and went to RAF Halton as an Aircraft Apprentice.
He tells of his training at Halton, and describes the different trades and his exams to become an Leading Aircraftsman 1st Class,…

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Six aircrew wearing parachute harnesses standing either side of an officer wearing peaked cap. Sitting in front, three airmen. In the background the forward lower fuselage of a Wellington with the name Marienne. The ground is sand covered and two of…

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Six aircrew wearing parachute harness standing either side of an officer wearing peaked cap. Sitting in front, three airmen. In the background the forward lower fuselage of a Wellington. The ground is sand covered and two of the men are wearing…
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