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- Tags: mechanics engine
H Jack Lazenby DFC
Tags: 1654 HCU; 20 OTU; 207 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 57 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 7 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); briefing; Catalina; Chamberlain, Neville (1869-1940); crewing up; debriefing; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); entertainment; flight engineer; flight mechanic; Flying Training School; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Hampden; hangar; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; love and romance; Manchester; Master Bomber; Me 110; Me 262; mechanics engine; mess; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; Oboe; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; pilot; radar; RAF Barkstone Heath; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Benson; RAF Bourn; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Colerne; RAF Cosford; RAF Cranwell; RAF Dunkeswell; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Elvington; RAF Fairford; RAF Halton; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Melton Mowbray; RAF Mepal; RAF Oakington; RAF Padgate; RAF Pershore; RAF Scampton; RAF Silverstone; RAF St Athan; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Swinderby; RAF Talbenny; RAF Tangmere; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Valley; RAF Warboys; RAF Wigsley; RAF Wing; recruitment; Resistance; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; target indicator; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley; Window; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Ground crew working on engine
Lancaster and ground crew
Raymond Barretts RAF form 2520A
Wellington - mechanicy przy pracy
Photo 2 is two groundcrew pushing the port main wheel.
Photo 3 is two groundcrew loading a bomb.
Photo 4 is two groundcrew pushing a bomb trolley.
If you can't take a joke...
Tags: 16 OTU; 1657 HCU; 622 Squadron; 84 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; Anson; Battle; Blenheim; briefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight mechanic; Flying Training School; Fw 190; Gee; ground crew; H2S; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Initial Training Wing; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Me 109; mechanics engine; military service conditions; operational training unit; Oxford; perception of bombing war; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Cranage; RAF Desborough; RAF Feltwell; RAF Hednesford; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Paignton; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Silloth; RAF Silverstone; RAF Stradishall; RAF Torquay; RAF Upper Heyford; sanitation; Stirling; strafing; training; Wellington; Whitley
Interview with Vivian David Williams
Interview with Victor Stapley
Tags: aircrew; B-24; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); crewing up; fitter engine; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mechanics engine; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); P-51; radar; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF North Luffenham; RAF St Athan; Stirling; Sunderland; training
Interview with Audrey Poynter
Interview with William Joseph Longhurst
Interview with George Hextell
Dennis Raettig's wartime memoir
Tags: 104 Squadron; 158 Squadron; 4 Group; animal; B-24; Battle; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); crash; fuelling; ground crew; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; incendiary device; mechanics engine; military living conditions; military service conditions; RAF Driffield; RAF East Moor; RAF Harwell; RAF Leeming; RAF Lissett; RAF Pocklington; RAF Rufforth; runway; service vehicle; take-off crash; tractor; training; Wellington; Whitley
Interview with Harvey Hayward Bawden
Tags: 150 Squadron; 153 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crewing up; final resting place; ground crew; ground personnel; Halifax; Lancaster; mechanics engine; memorial; nose art; prisoner of war; RAF Hemswell; RAF Scampton; Wellington