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Hank Cooper

Although a wireless operator/air gunner Hank Cooper was destined to fly in Mosquitos. Prior to the war Hank Cooper was working on secret transmission systems at RAF Mildenhall. Within a few weeks of the outbreak of war he was called up and after completing…
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Who downed Douglas Bader.

Article written by Andy Saunders entitled ‘Who downed Douglas Bader’. Douglas Bader (DB) was downed on the 9th August 1941 whilst over France leading the Tangmere Wing (at that time comprising Spitfire Squadrons 41, 610 and 616). DB flew with 616 in W3185.…
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Sgt A. E. Jones - 621297

Tony Jones (Sgt A. E. Jones (621297) later F/Lt RAF) From Tony: ‘At the start of the…
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John Roscholler, Pilot/Captain with 355 Squadron

I was at Salbani from 1944 to 1945 initially as a second pilot and finished our tour (300…
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205 Group Italy

On the third of September 1944 I arrived in Naples in Italy, as a passenger on a United…
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Operations

Operations by Albert Cranthorne, 178 Squadron. Navigators attend an early briefing. All…
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Fl/Sgt Edward Kent, Flight Engineer, 220 Squadron

THE WAR YEARS AND MY TIME IN THE RAF By Fl/Sgt Edward Kent, Flight Engineer, 220 Squadron…
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A Wag of a Finger

A WAG OF A FINGER BY GEORGE WOOTTON On the night of 25th April 1945 we had left the Yards…
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