RAF Earls Colne [entry point]


RAF Earls Colne [entry point]


RAF Earls Colne was located in Essex, 5 miles (8 kms) north-east of Braintree.

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It was opened in August 1942 and was allocated to the United States Army Air Force which operated B-17s and B-26s from the station until July 1944. The RAF returned in September 1944 with 38 (Airborne Force) Group operating Albemarles and Halifaxes of 296 Squadron and 297 Squadron for glider towing and parachute dropping duties, including the Rhine crossing attack in March 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 Earls Colne [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5662.

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