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1000 Bomber raid

  • Stan Holmes
  • Interview by: Jess Boydon


That morning in March,

when I was there, 1942,

the RAF launched its

and they drew on OTU crews

to make up the numbers to a thousand.

I think, in fact, it was

The first time it was planned,

it had to be canceled

because of weather, I think.

But I recall

printing off the forecasts

and then cycle over to the operations room

to hand 'em in for the forecaster

who was doing the briefing

to issue to the crews.

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