Royal Air Force Stations in Lincolnshire

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Creative Commons License Text by Adrian S Pye, August 2019 ; This work is dedicated to the Public Domain.
Images are under a separate Creative Commons Licence.

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A personal tribute to all the men and women of Bomber Command.

TM1714 : The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Clacton, Essex by Christine Matthews TM1714 : Lancaster at Air Show, Clacton, Essex by Christine Matthews TL4646 : Spitfire, Duxford Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary, Cambridgeshire by Christine Matthews TQ4160 : Hurricane at the Biggin Hill Air Show by Marathon SZ1090 : Bournemouth Air Festival 2013: B17 Flying Fortress (2) by Mike Searle TF7207 : The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Avro Lancaster by Evelyn Simak

Lincolnshire is known as Bomber County and for good reason.

Today only eight Operational Stations remain in the county but during the Second World War there were almost 50.

This article deals mainly with that period and has been created using many sources, most of which go into far greater detail than I have here.

From the early Royal Flying Corps flying FE2s in WW1 through to WW2 to the Cold War and Thor missiles and V Bombers.

Click the thumbnails for a larger image and more information.

Resources used in compiling this article [LinkExternal link] Wikipedia, Geograph photographic resource.


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