RAF Oakley [entry point]

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RAF Oakley [entry point]

Description

RAF Oakley was a Bomber Command training station located in Buckinghamshire, 7 miles (11 kms) north-east of Oxford.

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It opened in 1942 and was used as a satellite station for the Wellingtons of 11 Operational Training Unit based at RAF Westcott. In May 1945 RAF Oakley was used as one of the receiving stations for Operation Exodus and over 15,000 ex-prisoners of war were landed there.

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“RAF Oakley [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21833.

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