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World War 2 Aircraft – RAF Bassingbourn

What were the World War 2 Aircraft kept at RAF Bassingbourn? Today, my Dad's memoirs talk about the planes he maintained including the King's Flight. At Bassingbourn were stationed two Bomber Squadrons and King's Flight. The Bomber Squadrons were one of Lancasters and one of the American Lieberator bombers. These aircraft

Navy personnel join the RAF

Today my Dad's memoirs see himself and other Navy personnel joining the RAF at Royston. We got our travel warrant to Royston in Cambridgeshire and on arrival were trucked to the RAF Station at Bassingbourne some 3-4 miles North Of Royston. Bear in mind sailors were like snailes in that

RAF Bassingbourn, Royston – Dad moves on

Today, my Dad's memoirs show him leaving his firm friend and going to RAF Bassingbourn. Early in January, we left Raven and returned to HMS Daedalus. Immediately Ginger and I were back on the guard under the selection process. Time spent in Daedalus was time spent in awaiting transit

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