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Wartime Memories & Stories

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Digri Remembered

Digri Rememberedby Sgt E W Robinson (1868000) who was an airfield controller at Digri.185 Wing was formed at Fenny, Bengal, in November 1943, as a Fighter Wing. The following month the Wing moved to Digri, Bengal, the move not having been completed when I was…
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John Cairns

Initially flew with 254 Squadron - flying Blenheims – having completed his trained as an observer in 1940. Finding flying coastal and convoy patrols tedious he answered a request for volunteers for ‘special duties’. Was sent for training as a navigator on…

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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