RAF Sleap [entry point]


RAF Sleap [entry point]


RAF Sleap was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 12 miles (19 kms) north of Shrewsbury.

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It opened in April 1943 as a satellite station for RAF Tilstock. The station was used by 81 Operational Training Unit (OTU)  with Whitleys. During 1944 81 OTU also trained Horsa glider pilots. In November 1944 Wellingtons replaced the Whitleys for the remainder of the war.

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 Sleap [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5708.

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