RAF Cosford [entry point]


RAF Cosford [entry point]


RAF Cosford is located in Shropshire, 9 miles (14 kms) north-west of Wolverhampton.

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It opened in 1938 as a training station, a role which it continues to provide. 2 School of Technical training opened in 1938 and during the war trained 70,000 engine fitters, airframe fitters, flight mechanics and armourers. In 1940 an RAF hospital was opened on the site and, by 1945, had treated 42,000 patients. By 1948 13,000 returning ex-prisoners of war were processed through the site. Part of the site is now occupied by the RAF Museum.

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
Technical aid

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“RAF Cosford [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21875.

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