RAF Manby [entry point]

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RAF Manby [entry point]

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RAF Manby was located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) east of Louth.

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Construction began in 1936 and it opened in February 1938. In August 1938 1 Air Armament School moved in. It was retitled the Empire Central Armament School in April 1943 then became the Empire Air Armament School in November 1944. Many Bomber Command bombing leaders, bombing instructors and gunnery experts were trained here. Tarmac runways were laid in 1944 and the station remained in a training role until it closed in 1974.

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“RAF Manby [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 30, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/8969.

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