RAF Hawarden [entry point]
It opened in September 1939 and used as a training station for Spitfire and Hurricane pilots. Halifaxes, Wellingtons and Mosquitos were also stored, maintained and scrapped at the station. The Broughton aircraft factory on the same site produced over 5500 Wellingtons and 235 Lancasters and currently produces wings for Airbus aircraft.Refinements:
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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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