TQ2290 : Memorial, Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon

taken 3 years ago, near to Hendon, Barnet, Great Britain

Memorial, Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon
Memorial, Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon
Situated on the historic site of Hendon's London Aerodrome in Colindale, the North London Museum, is one of two sites belonging to the U.K's only national museum that tells the story of the Royal Air Force through its people and collections. The collections in London include some very early aircraft designs through to the latest modern day jets and military aircraft.

This memorial was set in place by the Bomber Command Association in memory of the extraordinary bravery shown by the Resistance in returning more than 2,500
members of Bomber Command safely to their Squadrons after being show down over enemy territory.

It was unveiled by the Comptesse de Jongh (Dede) leader of the Comete Escape Line - 12th July 1986.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2213 9039 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.9473N 0:14.2849W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2215 9039
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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