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RAF Tuddenham was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 7 miles (11 kms) north-west of Bury St Edmunds.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened as part of 3 Group in October 1943. The station was equipped with…

RAF Shepherds Grove was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 9 miles (14 kms) north-east of Bury St Edmunds.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1944 and although it was originally intended for…

RAF Tholthorpe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) east of Boroughbridge.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in August 1940 as part of 4 Group and used as a satellite station by…

RAF Topcliffe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south-west of Thirsk.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1940 as part of 4 Group. 77 Squadron moved in with Whitleys,…

RAF Downham Market was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk immediately north east of the town of the same name. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Downham Market opened in July 1942 as part of 3 Group. 218…

RAF Marham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 6 miles (9 kms) west of Swaffham. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Marham was opened in April 1937 in 3Group. By September 1939 38 Squadron and 115…

RAF Barrow in Furness (also known as Walney) is located on Walney Island, Cumbria, 2 miles (3 kms) north-west of Barrow in Furness. See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in October 1941 and it was used throughout the war by 10…

RAF Banff was located in Aberdeenshire, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Banff.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in April 1943 and used by 14 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit of Training Command with Oxfords. Three Beam Approach Flights also used…

RAF Bawtry was a Bomber Command station located in South Yorkshire, 10 miles south-east of Doncaster.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was a requisitioned country house known as Bawtry Hall. In July 1941 it became the headquarters…

RAF Bentley Priory was located near Stanmore in the north London borough of Harrow.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The 18th Century house in the Priory estate was acquired by the RAF in 1926 and, during World War Two, was the headquarters of…

RAF Bicester was a Bomber Command training station located in Oxfordshire immediately north of the town.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby Originally a Royal Flying Corps station it was redeveloped in the 1920s as bomber…

RAF Biggin Hill was located in Bromley, 12 miles (22 kms) south-east of central London.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1917 as part of the Royal Flying Corps. In 1940 RAF Biggin Hill was a frontline station during the…

RAF Bishops Court was located in County Down, Northern Ireland, 6 miles (10 kms) east of Downpatrick.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in May 1943 and was a training station for 7 Air Observers School, later renamed 7…

RAF Brawdy was located in Pembrokeshire in Wales, 6 miles (10 kms) east of St Davids.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in February 1944 with the Halifaxes of 517 Squadron conducting meteorological flights from the station until after…

RAF Cardington was located in Bedfordshire, 2 miles (4 kms) south-east of Bedford.See all Archive items | Explore nearby Originally used as a site for the construction of airships, including the R101, Cardington commenced construction of barrage…

RAF Cark was located in Cumbria, on the southern tip of the Cartmel peninsular.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in 1941 as part of Fighter Command, later transferring to Training Command for staff pilot training and anti aircraft…

RAF Catterick was located in North Yorkshire immediately to the south of the town of Catterick.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was originally used by the Royal Flying Corps in 1915. The station was redeveloped…

RAF Church Broughton was a Bomber Command training station located in Derbyshire, 7 miles (11 kms) east of Uttoxeter.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was built in 1942 and used as a satellite station for the…

RAF Clyffe Pypard was located in Wiltshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south of Royal Wootton Bassett.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1941 and was used until the end of the war by 29 Elementary Flying Training School, equipped with…

RAF Coltishall was located in Norfolk, 10 miles (16 kms) north of Norwich.See all Archive items |Explore nearby The station opened in 1940 in Fighter Command. It was used as a day fighter station with Hurricanes, Spitfires and P-51s. RAF Coltishall…

RAF Compton Bassett was located in Wiltshire, 1 mile (2 kms) east of Calne.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was a non-flying station opened in 1940 and was used for radar and radio training schools.

RAF Cosford is located in Shropshire, 9 miles (14 kms) north-west of Wolverhampton.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in 1938 as a training station, a role which it continues to provide. 2 School of Technical training opened in 1938…

RAF Cottesmore was a Bomber Command station located in Rutland, 5 miles (8 kms) north-east of Oakham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Cottesmore opened in 1938 and in late 1939 it became home to 106 Squadron and…

RAF Cranage was located in Cheshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Middlewich.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in October 1940 and was used by 2 School of Air Navigation using Ansons. It 1942 the unit was renamed Central…

RAF Dallachy was located in Moray, Scotland, 9 miles (14.5 kms) east of Elgin.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in March 1943 and was initially used by 14 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit equipped with Oxfords. It September 1944…
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