RAF Barrow in Furness [entry point]


RAF Barrow in Furness [entry point]
RAF Walney


RAF Barrow in Furness (also known as Walney) is located on Walney Island, Cumbria, 2 miles (3 kms) north-west of Barrow in Furness.

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The station opened in October 1941 and it was used throughout the war by 10 Gunnery School. Lysanders and Defiants were initially used but later superseded by Ansons. Later in the war Wellingtons were used with Spitfires and Hurricanes utilised for fighter simulations.

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 Barrow in Furness [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 22, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21890.

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