RAF Westcott [entry point]

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RAF Westcott [entry point]

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RAF Westcott was a Bomber Command training station located in Buckinghamshire, 7 miles (11 kms) north-west of Aylesbury.

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It opened in September 1942 and 11 Operational Training Unit moved in with Wellingtons and stayed until September 1945.  In May 1945 RAF Westcott was one of the receiving stations for Operation Exodus and over 35,000 repatriated ex-prisoners of war landed there.

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“RAF Westcott [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21805.

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