RAF Bardney [entry point]

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RAF Bardney [entry point]

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RAF Bardney was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire 10 miles (16 kms) east of Lincoln.

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The station opened in April 1943 with three concrete runways as part of 5 Group. RAF Bardney became home to the Lancasters of 9 Squadron until July 1945. 9 Squadron used Tallboy bombs, one of only two squadrons to do so. In October-November 1944 both 227 Squadron and 189 Squadron re-formed with Lancasters at the station but quickly moved out. In April 1945 189 Squadron returned and joined 9 Squadron at RAF Bardney for the last month of the war.

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“RAF Bardney [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5636.

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