RAF Duxford [entry point]

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RAF Duxford [entry point]

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RAF Duxford was located in Cambridgeshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south of Cambridge.

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It opened in 1917 and by the summer of 1940 was in Fighter Command with Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons, known as the ‘Duxford Big Wing’ during the Battle of Britain. The United States Army Air Force used the station from 1943 until the end of the war. The station closed in 1961 but is now part of the Imperial War Museum and is used regularly as a venue for air shows.

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“RAF Duxford [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5661.

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