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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 Carnaby was located in Yorkshire, 2 miles (3 kms) south-west from Bridlington.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt opened in March 1944 as one of three emergency landing grounds in England for damaged returning aircraft, many of which were in…

RAF Oakington was a Bomber Command station in Cambridgeshire 5 miles (8 kms) north-west from Cambridge.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in June 1940 as part of 2 Group and 218 Squadron moved in with…

RAF Manby was located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) east of Louth.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyConstruction began in 1936 and it opened in February 1938. In August 1938 1 Air Armament School moved in. It was retitled the Empire Central…

RAF Morton Hall was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south-west of Lincoln. See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was a country mansion taken over by the RAF in 1942 as the Aircrew Commando School, training…

RAF Catfoss was located in in East Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) west of Hornsea.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in January 1932 as a gunnery training station for aircraft using the nearby Skipsea range. At the…

RAF Wratting Common (also known as West Wickham) was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire 11 miles (18 kms) south-east from Cambridge.See all Archive items | Watime losses split as RAF Wratting CommonandWest Wickham | Explore…

RAF Wombleton was a Bomber Command training station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) east of Helmsley.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in October 1943 as part of 6 Group. The station was occupied by 1666…

RAF Witchford was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire, 2 miles (3 kms) south-west from Ely.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in June 1943 as part of 3 Group. 196 Squadron arrived in July 1943…

RAF Sturgate was a Bomber Command training station located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south-east of Gainsborough.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in April 1944 as part of 1 Group and initially it was used…

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 Rufforth was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) west from York.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened as part of 4 Group in November 1942 when 158 Squadron with Halifaxes arrived,…

RAF Riccall was a Bomber Command training station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Selby.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1942 as part of 4 Group. The Halifax conversion units of…

RAF North Killingholme was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 10 miles (16 kms) north-west of Grimsby.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in November 1943 as part of 1 Group. 550 Squadron with…

RAF Melbourne was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 4 miles (6 kms) south-west from Pocklington.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Melbourne was first used in 1940 as a relief airfield for the Whitleys of…

RAF Marston Moor was a Bomber Command training station located in Yorkshire 4 miles (6 kms) north-east from Wetherby.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in November 1941 as a conversion training station for the…

RAF Lissett was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) south-west from Bridlington.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in February 1943 as part of 4 Group. 158 Squadron moved in with…

RAF Linton on Ouse (also known as Linton-on-Ouse) was a Bomber Command station. It is located in Yorkshire 9 miles (14 kms) north-west from York.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in May 1937 as part of 4 Group…

RAF Leconfield was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 2 miles (3 kms) north from Beverley.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby In September 1939 it was part of 4 Group. However within a month of the war starting…

RAF Holme-on-Spalding-Moor (also known as Holme and Holme on Spalding Moor) was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 3 miles (5 kms) south-east from the town of the same name.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt…

RAF Grimsby (also known as Waltham) was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south of Grimsby.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby Originally a 1930s small grass civil airfield known as Waltham…

RAF Elvington was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 5 miles (8 kms) south-east of York.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened as part of 4 Group in October 1942 when 77 Squadron moved in with Whitleys…

RAF Dishforth was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north from Boroughbridge.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1936 as part of 4 Group. In September 1939 10 Squadron and…

RAF Dalton was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south of Thirsk.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in November 1941 as part of 4 Group and 102 Squadron moved in with Whitleys. The…
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