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- Tags: shot down
Tags: 196 Squadron; 76 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bale out; bombing; evading; Fw 190; Halifax; mine laying; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Bridlington; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Stradishall; RAF Witchford; shot down; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 6; Stirling; the long march; training; Wellington
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…
Item 2 is a letter to Roy Maddock-Lyon's father confirming that his son is missing.…
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: 196 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; ethnic or religious minorities; evading; flight engineer; Fw 190; heavy conversion unit; Me 262; medical officer; military ethos; military service conditions; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); perception of bombing war; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tarrant Rushton; RAF Tuddenham; shot down; Special Operations Executive; Stirling; training
Tags: 10 Squadron; aircrew; B-17; bombing; crewing up; Dulag Luft; evading; FIDO; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Ju 52; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; lynching; military living conditions; mine laying; Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Cardington; RAF Cranwell; RAF Melbourne; RAF Rufforth; Resistance; shot down; training; Wellington; wireless operator