RAF Breighton [entry point]


RAF Breighton [entry point]


RAF Breighton was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Selby.

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It opened in January 1942 as part of 1 Group. 460 Squadron moved in with Wellingtons. During the autumn of 1942 1656 Heavy Conversion Unit was formed with a mix of Halifaxes, Manchesters and Lancasters. In November 1942 460 Squadron converted to Lancasters and operated them until leaving in May 1943 when RAF Breighton transferred to 4 Group. 78 Squadron took up residence until the end of the war equipped with Halifaxes.


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 Breighton [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 23, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6396.

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