Created by potrace 1.14, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

14 – Flying Log Book World War II

  • This history is chronological so “Flying Log Books” may not be in sequence.

    Massingham that is mentioned is actually Great Massingham airfield the No. 342 “Groupe Lorraine” (Free French) Squadron was based at Great Massingham from July 1943 – September 1943 hence the transfer below to Hartford Bridge renamed Blackbushe, which is what Dad always spoke about and visited when he returned in the 80s.

    Original “Observer’s and Gunner’s Flying Log Book” image at the bottom of the page!

    Mois de septembre

    SUMMARY for September Days Flying = 9.05
    Unit …. 342 Sq. “Lorraine”
    Date. 30 September 1943
    Signed and stamped….. M Lanzy (not sure of spelling) O.C “B” Flight
    …… O/C 342 Sqd.

    FRENCH: Changement de base Massingham a Hartford Bridge

    TRANSLATION: Transferred from Massingham to Hartford Bridge

    Great Massingham Airfield: Information coming soon

    Hartford Bridge Airfield renamed Blackbushe: Information coming soon

    BOSTON IIIA AIRCRAFT: Information coming soon

    © Paul L T Mara 2020

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