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RAF Hartford Bridge was in Hampshire ten miles south east of Reading and it opened in November 1942. It had been used to test Horsa, Hotspur and Hamilcar military gliders. The station was also used to develop FIDO and used by a variety of units,…

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Aerial inclined photograph showing open countryside with fields, woods and occasional buildings. In the bottom left is a field containing a large number of gliders gathered and parked close together in a corner at the far end. There are a number of…

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Air to air view of a Halifax towing a Hamilcar glider above a military camp set in open countryside. Both aircraft carry invasion stripes. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are…

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Oblique aerial photograph of a runway running left bottom to top right; on the runway are two lines of sixteen Hamilcar gliders with further Hamilcars dispersed in the background. On the grass each side of the runway are parked fourteen Halifax Mk 3…
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