RAF Bitteswell [entry point]
RAF Bitteswell was a Bomber Command training station located in Leicestershire, 2 miles (3 kms) north-west of Lutterworth.
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It opened in 1941 and during the war the station was used as a satellite station for RAF Bramcote and RAF Bruntingthorpe including 18 and 29 Operational Training Units for Bomber Command with Wellingtons. In 1943 a factory was built by Armstrong Whitworth adjacent to RAF Bitteswell where Lancasters built at their Bagington site near Coventry were assembled and the station was used for test flying them.
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