A new visitor attraction is due to open 30th January 2018. The £16 million International Bomber Command Centre project, which serves as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for those who served, supported or suffered the bombing campaigns during the Second World War. #RAF100
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The latest Winter issue of the Forces War Records e-magazine is OUT NOW! Read about the New International Bomber Command Centre and the English Heritage Richmond Cell Block Project. READ MORE HERE:
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The first prototype Lancaster took to the air for its first flight from Ringway, Manchester. It was to become the work-horse of RAF Bomber Command and the most successful bomber of World War Two. The Lancaster was one of the most dangerous places to be in the entire war – the life expectancy of a new recruit was just two weeks.
Thanks to all who served with the RAF during the Battle of Britain. It wasn’t just fighter pilots who saved Britain from invasion!
Blogger: GemSen You may have heard of the name Ferguson Smith? And not only because there have been a couple of obituaries in the media about him recently — sadly, he passed [...]
RAF tail gunner Len Manning spent 3 months on the run when his bomber was shot down. Read his incredible story here.
Blogger: GemSen RAF Bomber navigator, Jim Stafford, survived four wartime plane crashes during WWII and yesterday he also added 70 years of marriage to his achievements. J [...]
Searching for a WWII plane wreckage underwater can be no easy task – so finding even a small part must feel like striking gold.
After fighting in the war many soldiers received medals. But this isn't the case for Dennis Moss. Read Dennis's story here.
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