RAF Ford [entry point]

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RAF Ford [entry point]

Description

RAF Ford was located in West Sussex, immediately west of Littlehampton.

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Originally opened in 1918 the station initially entered the war with the Fleet Air Arm but in 1940 it transferred to the RAF under Fighter Command control. It was primarily used as a night fighter and intruder station flying Beaufighters and Mosquitos. As part of the Normandy campaign Spitfires and P-51s also used the station. The station transferred back to the Royal Navy in 1946.

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“RAF Ford [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21865.

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