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One of Thousands

One of Thousands- by Mark Smith (Nephew) Sgt. Arthur David Harding (1357558) 215 Squadron South East Asia Command 8th November 1920 to 1st January 1945 Early Life Arthur was born to Walter and Daisy Harding on 8th November 1920 in Silvertown, the heart of…
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The Butcher Bird with Clipped Wings

The Butcher Bird with Clipped Wings By George Wootton - 40 Squadron RAF Air Gunners were always told - Never look at the target. When you were leaving it was a time when you could get jumped by a fighter. Nevertheless the conflagration, from end to end, of…

John H. Reeves (108 Squadron)

John H. Reeves. 930416. LAC. Volunteer reserve enlisted Uxbridge July 1940. Posted to RAF…

Life at Salbani by Tony Donell

Tony Donell Tony (second pilot to the Harrison crew) kept a diary whilst at Salbani. The…

Who downed Douglas Bader.

Article written by Andy Saunders entitled ‘Who downed Douglas Bader’. Douglas Bader (DB)…

Hank Cooper

Although a wireless operator/air gunner Hank Cooper was destined to fly in Mosquitos.…

205 Group Italy

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

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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