RAF Hawarden [entry point]


RAF Hawarden [entry point]


RAF Hawarden was located in North Wales near the English border, 4 miles (7 kms) south-west of Chester.

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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.

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 Hawarden [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 30, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21858.

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