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Wartime Memories & Stories

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The Navigator's Tale

The following is a personal account of Derrick Clewley, a Navigator with 99 Squadron who served from late 1944 into 1945. He also worked with the Repair and Salvage Units. The account is a transcript from a recording made over a period of hours in early 2002.…
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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…

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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