100 Group (Bomber Support): RAF Bomber Command in World War by Martin Bowman

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As a part of the AHT sequence, the airfields and curiosity during this booklet are targeted in a specific region - hence Norfolk. The starting to be significance of the 'electronic war' within the air in 1943 brought on the construction of a hundred team to fly either protecting and offensive sorties utilising hugely mystery Radio Counter degree gear. the crowd flew from airfields at Foulsham, nice Massingham, Little noisily snoring, North Creake, Swannington and West Raynham. The plane flown have been Halifax, Beaufighter, Mosquito and citadel. the crowd incorporated RAF Squadron numbers192, 169, 23, 171, 199, 214, 157, eighty five, 141 and 239.This booklet appears to be like on the historical past and personalities linked to each one base, what continues to be at the present time and explores the favorite neighborhood wartime haunts the place aircrew and flooring group may have sought genuinely-earned leisure and rest. different museums and areas which are correct can be defined and normal instructions on tips on how to get them incorporated.

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Thermal A Frame Figure VI-6. Snow Trench VI-5 Figure VI-7. Snow Cave (4) Shade shelter. Hot climates require a shade shelter to protect from ultraviolet rays (Figure VI-8). (a) To reduce the surface temperature, the shelter floor should be elevated or dug down (approximately 18 inches). (b) For thermal protection, a minimum of 2 layers of material suspended 12-18 inches above the head is required. White is the best color to reflect heat (inner most layer should be of darker material). (5) Elevated platform shelter (Figure VI-9).

Site selection. (1) Near signal and recovery site. (2) Available food and water. (3) Avoid natural hazards: VI-3 (a) Dead standing trees. (b) Drainage and dry river beds except in combat areas. (c) Avalanche areas. (4) Location large and level enough to lie down in. b. Types. (1) Immediate shelters. Find shelter needing minimal improvements (Figure VI-4). Figure VI-4. Immediate Shelters (2) General shelter. Temperate climates require any shelter that gives protection from wind and rain. (3) Thermal A Frame, Snow Trench, Snow Cave.

Hold in place with a dressing. c. Common plantain. (1) Medical uses. Itching, wounds, abrasions, stings, diarrhea, and dysentery. (2) Source. There are over 200 plantain species with similar medicinal properties. The common plantain is shown in Figure V-7. (3) Preparation. (a) Brew tea from seeds. (b) Brew tea from leaves. (c) Make poultice of leaves. (4) Treatments. (a) Drink tea made from seeds for diarrhea or dysentery. (b) Drink tea made from leaves for vitamin and minerals. (c) Use poultice to treat cuts, sores, burns, and stings.

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