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Tag Archives: Royal Air Force
RAF Navigator Ken Dodwell tells us how he met his future wife, serving during the Second World War and how one high-risk bombing mission nearly tore them apart.
A simple series of questions to establish whether you would be wanted by the Gestapo upon a successful invasion of the United Kingdom
What could have happened had Hitler's Operation Sealion been launched following the successful destruction of the RAF during the Battle of Britain
THE QUICK REACTION ALERT FORCE, RAF LOSSIEMOUTH ANNIVERSARY AND 75 YEARS ON FROM THE RAF'S FINEST HOUR
Celebrating one successful year of QRA operations from RAF Lossiemouth and 75 years on from the Battle of Britain
First flight of the Avro Lancaster Heavy Bomber on 9th January 1941, ready for 5 years of Royal Air Force service.
The Vengeance Weapons were a significant threat towards the end of the War. We take a quick look at the two famous examples used against Britain on the 70th Anniversary of the first V2 attack.
Humorous and Historical nicknames for British Forces over the years.
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