RAF Hurn [entry point]


RAF Hurn [entry point]


RAF Hurn was located in Dorset, 4 miles (6 kms) north-east of Christchurch.

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It opened in March 1941 and, following runway extensions in 1942, was mainly used by Transport Command in an airborne force support role with Albemarles, Whitleys, Halifaxes and Horsa gliders. From March to June 1944 the station was used by Typhoon and Mosquito fighter squadrons followed from July to September 1944 by the United States Army Air Force. The station was closed by the RAF in October 1944 but is now Bournemouth Airport.

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Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
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Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
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Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
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“RAF Hurn [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21854.

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