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RAF Stormy Down (also known as Newton Down) was located in South Wales, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Bridgend.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt opened in June 1939 and named as RAF Newton Down but in October 1940 it became RAF Stormy Down. It was…

RAF Tempsford was a Bomber Command station located in Bedfordshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Sandy.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyThe station was still under construction in October 1941 when the runways were…

RAF Torquay was located in Devon and comprised multiple hotels used for initial training by the RAF in Torquay and the surrounding area.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyInitial Training Wings (ITW) were located in the Torquay area where aircrew…

RAF Upwood was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire 7 miles (11 kms) north of Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby Originally opened in 1916 RAF Upwood re-opened in 1937. In September 1939 it was…

RAF Warboys was a Bomber Command station in Cambridgeshire 7 miles (11 kms) north-east of Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station opened in August 1942 as part of 3 Group. 156 Squadron moved in with…

RAF West Raynham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 5 miles (8 kms) south-west of Fakenham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in May 1939 as part of 2 Group, initially with grass runways. First…

RAF Wilmslow was located in Cheshire, a mile (2 kms) north of the town of Wilmslow.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyConstruction commenced at the outbreak of war and 4 School of Recruit Training was based there. Its role was the reception and…

RAF Woolfox Lodge was a Bomber Command station located in Rutland, 5 miles (8 kms) north-west of Stamford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt was initially a grass satellite ground and, in 1940, used by the Hampdens of…
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