RAF Spilsby [entry point]


RAF Spilsby [entry point]


RAF Spilsby was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 12 miles (19 kms) west from Skegness.

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Construction began in 1942 and it opened in September 1943 as part of 5 Group. 207 Squadron arrived in October 1943 and were joined a year later by 44 Squadron, both flying Lancasters. Both units stayed until July 1945. The station was put into Care and Maintenance in 1946 and was closed in 1958.

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 Spilsby [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 1, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5710.

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