RAF Sumburgh [entry point]


RAF Sumburgh [entry point]


RAF Sumburgh was located on the southern tip of the Shetland Islands off the north coast of Scotland.

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The station was a pre-war 1930s civilian airfield but came under RAF control throughout the war. During the course of the war the station was used by multiple Coastal Command, Fighter Command and Fleet Air Arm squadrons and was home to Spitfires, Hurricanes, Blenheims, Beauforts, Beaufighters, Hampdens, Swordfish, Ansons and Mosquitos.

Artwork                            Text
Map                                Text. Correspondence
Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
Moving image                       Text. Log book and record book
Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
Physical object. Clothing          Text. Poetry
Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
Sound                              Text. Training material
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“RAF Sumburgh [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21816.

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