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Fighter Attack

Fighter Attack

Mr. James discusses being attacked by fighters and the successful defence of his aircraft.

Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky

Mr. James discusses the dangers of flak and a nearly tragic air strike over the Ruhr Valley.

Flying the Lancaster

Flying the Lancaster

Mr. James discusses his admiration of the Lancaster bomber.

A Not So "Ducky" Situation

A Not So "Ducky" Situation

Mr. James discusses an amusing training incident.

Keep Canada safe

Keep Canada safe

Mr. James discusses his reasons for and the process of enlistment.

Aircraft recognition

Aircraft recognition

Mr. Reid provides an amusing anecdote about American inability to recognize aircraft.

Bombing Strategies

Bombing Strategies

Mr. Reid describes American 'formation' bombing vs. the more individualistic approach used by the Royal Air force. Mentions consequences of missing targets.

'Coning'

'Coning'

Mr. Reid describes German anti-aircraft strategy. Describes an air fighter evasion and emergency landing.

Master Bomber

Master Bomber

Mr. Reid describes in detail the technique of aiming bombs. He adds some comments about improving technology.

Bombing Run

Bombing Run

Mr. Reid describes a bombing run; the responsibilities of the crew and sequence of events during a bombardment.

Crew Composition

Crew Composition

Mr. Reid describes crew composition and the relationship between British and Canadian airmen.

Training and Deployment

Training and Deployment

Mr. Reid describes deployment on arrival in England. He discusses the difficulties presented by the Sterling Bomber, and his posting to 49 Squadron / 5 Group and bombing raid the day of his arrival.

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