Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Wartime Memories & Stories

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Operations

Operations by Albert Cranthorne, 178 Squadron. Navigators attend an early briefing. All important timings were given All Aircrew assembled at Main Briefing The Intelligence Officer warned of dangers The Met. Officer gave his best predictions Pins and tape…
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Keith ‘Slim’ Somerville

Initially flew a tour on Whitley bombers with 10 Squadron and then joined the Wireless Development Unit (later 109 Squadron) gathering information about a radio beam from a transmitter near Cherbourg which was used by the Luftwaffe to guide German bombers to…

Albert Cranthorne 178 Squadron RAF
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These pictures were drawn shortly after Albert arrived at 178 Squadron. They were drawn on wartime notepaper and are now badly faded. Albert has been able to restore them on the computer and they appear almost as good as new. They still capture the atmosphere of the time!
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