RAF Bramcote [entry point]


RAF Bramcote [entry point]


RAF Bramcote was a Bomber Command station located in Warwickshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south-east of Nuneaton.

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It opened in September 1939 when 215 Squadron with Wellingtons moved in for just two weeks. During 1940 four Polish squadrons formed at RAF Bramcote with Battles. 300 Squadron and 301 Squadron stayed for a month and 304 Squadron and 305 Squadron stayed for four months before converting to Wellingtons and moving out. 18 Operational Training Unit was based at RAF Bramcote with Wellingtons from June 1940 to March 1943. In April 1943 the station transferred to Transport Command.


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 Bramcote [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 20, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6395.

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