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Historical accounts of pilots and members of Bomber Command in World War II.

Royal Air Force Station Sleap

Dave's father-in-law, D. Stewart Robertson was a commanding officer at RAF Sleap during World War II. If you have additional photos or information regarding the wartime history at RAF Sleap…

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Soldiers Blue

How Bomber Command and Area Bombing Helped Win the Second World War by Dave L. Bashow Published as an Occasional Paper by the Canadian Defence Academy, Kingston About the Author…

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The Story of a Tire
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The Story of a Tire

A Lancaster tire acquired by the Museum in 1986, has been one of the more popular displays in the museum ever since. Visits to the museum by two of the…

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Douglas Tweddle DFC

Douglas Tweddle was born in 1916 at Workington on the Cumbrian coast of England. After leaving school he joined the Post Office and started training as an engineer. His job…

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The Vulcan Mind Meld

Sergeant McNorgan is an air reservist currently serving as assistant air force historian at the Office of Air Force Heritage and History at No. 1 Canadian Air Division Headquarters in…

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And When Nature Calls

Eating and excreting are mankind's two most basic biological functions and yet the vast majority of military historians when writing about the people who fought the battles and used the…

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Without the Bombers, What?

by Bill Gunston On December 18, 1939, a formation of 24 Wellingtons was intercepted by fighters off the German coast; ten were quickly shot down, and only three returned unscathed.…

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