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Memories of Service 4 - Keith Boles

Web (Full Length Episode) – 2017

Keith Boles was certain he wanted to join the air force when the Second World War broke out, and it wasn’t long before he was a flying instructor. Evacuated from Singapore when the Japanese invaded, Boles eventually found himself in the United Kingdom, with an Advanced Flying Unit. A transfer to operations with Bomber Command saw him piloting de Havilland Mosquito bombers and being trained in the use of the top secret Oboe targeting system. Being part of a pathfinder unit was, he says, the safest job in Bomber Command and he came through his service unscathed. 

We were never troubled by fighters. Most of my stuff says 'no opposition'. We had the safest job I think there was in Bomber Command. But every so often somebody didn’t come back.
– Keith Boles

Key Cast & Crew

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David Blyth

Director, Interviewer, Co-Producer

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Edward Larsen

Editor

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Patricia Stroud

Co-Producer, Research

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Jed Town

Composer

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Stephen Latty

Camera, Sound

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Produced by

ILA Film Productions

Source

David Blyth