Hugh Glanffrwd “Jimmy” James AFC & Bar, DFM [Royal Air Force]

Interviewed by James Holland @James1940  Hugh Glanffrwd "Jimmy" James AFC & Bar, DFM (3 October 1922 – 7 January 2015) I was sure that all of us, as young pilots… The Squadron had been in the Middle East for… Well, since 1915, 16, I think, because the (Elite) Transport Squadron in the Middle East, to be involved in … Continue reading Hugh Glanffrwd “Jimmy” James AFC & Bar, DFM [Royal Air Force]

Wartime Memories of Les Armstrong [RAF]

Robert Leslie (Les) Armstrong - 571147 / 55321 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3A2_3JimHw&list=PL-rQuFuc8JvT6eEH9mJPVvB57O4AaZbit My name is Robert Leslie Armstrong and I retired from the RAF as a Squadron Leader in 1973. I joined the RAF as an aircraft apprentice in January 1937. I reported to RAF Halton to join what was called the 35th entry. I wanted to be … Continue reading Wartime Memories of Les Armstrong [RAF]

The Wartime Experiences of Frank Dennis DFM [RAF]

The Wartime Experiences of F/O F. Dennis DFM, Flight Engineer.    419 (Moose) Squadron. 427 (Lion) Squadron. 6 (R.C.A.F.) Group, Bomber Command Royal Air Force 1943 - 1945 Preface by Steven Payne This document is based around the transcript of a taped interview carried out on the 19th April 2002, between Frank Dennis and I, in my … Continue reading The Wartime Experiences of Frank Dennis DFM [RAF]

LAC Harry Webster Appleton II [British RAF]

Interview by Michael Thompson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjU-7SIUNsQ Introduction by interviewer, Michael Thompson Harry Webster Apple II was born in Birkenhead on 22nd July 1925. He was 14 years old when war broke out in 1939. This interview records his memories as a teenager and young adult during the early stages of the war and his time with the … Continue reading LAC Harry Webster Appleton II [British RAF]