RAF Wittering [entry point]

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RAF Wittering [entry point]

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RAF Wittering straddles the Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire boundary 2.5 miles (4 kms) south of Stamford.

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The station was part of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and later used for night fighters. The station was also used to evaluate captured Luftwaffe aircraft as well as new RAF fighters before they entered service. The United States Army Air Force used RAF Wittering from 1943 to 1945. The station was not in Bomber Command during the war although it was from 1953 to 1968 and is still an operational RAF station.

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“RAF Wittering [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21801.

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