Founded on April 1st, 1918 during the First World War, the RAF is the oldest independent air force in the world. Today our nation will come together to recognise 100 years’ worth of innovation, comradeship, dedication, sacrifice and achievements. READ MOR
Tag: Bomber Command
Inside the…International Bomber Command Centre
A new visitor attraction is due to open 30th January 2018. The £16 million International Bomber Command Centre project, which serves as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for those who served, supported or suffered the bombing campai
Did YOUR ancestor serve with Bomber or Fighter Command during World War Two?
Find out more with Forces War Records…Discover interesting facts about your ancestors, become more knowledgeable about history, and reveal some of the fantastic characters involved in war SEARCH NOW:
9th Jan 1941 – The maiden flight of the RAF Lancaster Bomber
The first prototype Lancaster took to the air for its first flight from Ringway, Manchester. It was to become the work-horse of RAF Bomber Command and the most successful bomber of World War Two. The Lancaster was one of the most dangerous places to be
Battle Of Britain War Records – RAF WW2 War Records
Thanks to all who served with the RAF during the Battle of Britain. It wasn’t just fighter pilots who saved Britain from invasion!