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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 Towyn was located in Powys, Wales, 12 miles (20 kms) north of Aberystwyth. See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1940 in Army Co-operation Command. The primary role was to tow targets for anti-aircraft units. Aircraft…

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 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 Tiree was located on the island of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides of the west coast of Scotland.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was opened in 1941 and used by Coastal Command. 304 Squadron with Wellingtons was transferred from…

RAF Tilstock (also known as Whitchurch Heath) was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south of Whitchurch.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses split asRAF TilstockandWhitchurch Heath| Explore nearbyThe…

RAF Thornaby was located North Yorkshire immediately south of Stockton-on-Tees.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt was opened in the 1920s and was in Coastal Command during World War Two, including air-sea rescue units.…

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 Ternhill was located in Shropshire, 2 miles (4 km) south-west of Market Drayton.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was first used as an airfield in 1916. Re-opened in 1936 it was a pre-war bomber station but by…

RAF Talbenny was located in Pembrokeshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south-west of Haverfordwest.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in May 1942 as part of Coastal Command. It was used by Wellingtons of 304 Squadron and 311 Squadron,…

RAF Sywell was a training station located in Northamptonshire, 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Northampton. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The airfield opened in 1928 and during the war the civil flying training…

RAF Syerston was a Bomber Command Station located in Nottinghamshire, 7 miles (11 kms) south-west of Newark-on-Trent.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in December 1940 originally as part of 1 Group. 304…

RAF Swinderby was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south-west of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in August 1940 as part of 1 Groupwhen it was home to 300 Squadron…

RAF Swanton Morley was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 3 miles (5 kms) north of Dereham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was opened in September 1940 as part of 2 Group.105 Squadrontook up residence…

RAF Swannington was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 9 miles (15 kms) north-west of Norwich.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1944 as part of 100 Group. The following month 85 Squadron and…

RAF Sumburgh was located on the southern tip of the Shetland Islands off the north coast of Scotland.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was a pre-war 1930s civilian airfield but came under RAF control throughout the war. During the…

RAF Stradishall was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 10 miles (16 kms) south-west of Bury St Edmunds.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It originally opened as part of 3 Group in 1938 but in 1939 concrete…

RAF Stockport (also known as Woodford) was located in Cheshire, 7 miles (11 kms) north of Macclesfield.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site opened in 1924 and was used by Avro as an aircraft production site. Aircraft including the Anson,…

RAF St Mawgan (also known as Trebelzue) was located in Cornwall, 4 miles (6 kms) north-east of Newquay.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site opened as a civilian airfield in 1933 but was requisitioned in 1941 for Ferry Command and called…

RAF St Eval (also known as St. Eval) was located in Cornwall, 8 miles (13 kms) north-east of Newquay.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses| Explore nearbyIt opened in October 1939 and its primary role was to provide anti-submarine and…

RAF St Athan is located in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales, 12 miles (19 kms) south-west of Cardiff. See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in 1938 as 4 School of Technical Training. Originally the unit focussed on the training of airframe…

RAF Spanhoe was located in Northamptonshire, 4 miles (7 kms) east of Uppingham.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt was opened in 1943 and used by the United States Army Air Force as a troop carrier station. C-47s from the station were used to…

RAF Sleap was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 12 miles (19 kms) north of Shrewsbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in April 1943 as a satellite station for RAF Tilstock. The station…

RAF Skipton on Swale (also known as Skipton-on-Swale) was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Thirsk.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in August 1942 as part of 4 Group with…

RAF Skellingthorpe (also known as Skelly)was a Bomber Command station in Lincolnshire 2 miles (3 kms) south-west of Lincoln.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in November 1941 as part of 5 Group Bomber Command.…
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