RAF Dunsfold [entry point]

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RAF Dunsfold [entry point]

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RAF Dunsfold was located in Surrey, 7 miles (11 kms) south of Guildford.

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The station opened in October 1942 and the first occupants were fighter squadrons of the Royal Canadian Air Force flying P-40s and P-51s.  From late 1943 the station was under RAF control and used by B-25s, Tempests, Typhoons and Spitfires of the Second Tactical Air Force. The station was used as a repatriation centre for more than 47,000 returning prisoners of war.

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“RAF Dunsfold [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21870.

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