RAF Husbands Bosworth [entry point]


RAF Husbands Bosworth [entry point]


RAF Husbands Bosworth was a Bomber Command training station located predominantly in Leicestershire but straddling the boundary with Northamptonshire.  It lay 6 miles (10 kms) south-west of Market Harborough.

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The station opened in August 1943 as a satellite station to RAF Market Harborough. It was used by 14 Operational Training Unit (OTU) flying mainly Wellingtons but also Ansons and Martinets. In June 1944 85 OTU was formed at RAF Husbands Bosworth, also with Wellingtons. Both OTUs were disbanded in June 1945.

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 Husbands Bosworth [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/29480.

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