RAF Dunsfold [entry point]


RAF Dunsfold [entry point]


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.

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

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