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Tags: 103 Squadron; 150 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; briefing; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; demobilisation; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Hurricane; lack of moral fibre; Lysander; Magister; military living conditions; military service conditions; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Cardington; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Pershore; RAF Rufforth; RAF Shawbury; RAF Snaith; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 128 Squadron; 16 OTU; 166 Squadron; 1662 HCU; 30 OTU; 83 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; aircrew; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Flying Training School; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Me 410; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); nose art; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Kirmington; RAF Paignton; RAF Peplow; RAF Upper Heyford; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; Wellington
Tags: 11 OTU; 1651 HCU; 218 Squadron; 75 Squadron; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; Beaufighter; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); C-47; Flying Training School; Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; Meteor; mine laying; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; RAF Abingdon; RAF Carlisle; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Chivenor; RAF Dishforth; RAF Feltwell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Mepal; RAF Middleton St George; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Shallufa; RAF Swinderby; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Westcott; Shackleton; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 10 Squadron; 4 Group; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; Blenheim; bomb aimer; Botha; Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; Defiant; ditching; Dominie; Dulag Luft; entertainment; flight engineer; Goldfish Club; ground personnel; Halifax; Hampden; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lysander; Me 109; Me 110; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operational Training Unit; perception of bombing war; physical training; pilot; prisoner of war; Proctor; radar; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Cosford; RAF Hendon; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Madley; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Melbourne; RAF Padgate; RAF Sywell; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Yatesbury; Red Cross; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 6; Stirling; the long march; training; Typhoon; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
On the reverse ' "C" Flight RAF Station Greenwood Nova Scotia No 36 OTU Hudson III
Back Row Pilots RCAF
2nd Row Standing Observers RAF
3rd Row Seated Air Gunners RCAF
Front Row Kneeling…
Tags: 101 Squadron; 620 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; animal; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; Blenheim; Bombing and Gunnery School; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; entertainment; faith; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Gneisenau; killed in action; mid-air collision; military ethos; RAF Penrhos; Scharnhorst; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley
Photo 1 is of 11 airmen arranged in two rows.
Photo 2 is of ten airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath each man's name is listed and '104 Course 'M' Squad'.
Photo 3 of ten airmen arranged in two rows. Each man's…