RAF Wellesbourne Mountford [entry point]
RAF Wellesbourne Mountford was a Bomber Command training station located in Warwickshire, 4 miles (6 kms) east of Stratford-upon-Avon.
The station was opened in April 1941 when 22 Operational Training Unit took up residence. Aircraft from the OTU took part in the three 1000 bomber operations in May-June 1942, the first of which was to Cologne. Flying Wellingtons and Ansons the unit trained over 9000 aircrew by the time it was disbanded in July 1945. Light aircraft flying is still conducted from the site.Refinements:
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