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Royal Air Force and related sites
MLRS Books - Military History Booksellers - producers of reprints of Air Ministry , RAF Museum and AHB documents
RAF Changi Association (inc. HQFEAF) Membership is open to all ex RAF / WAAF/ WRAF personnel and civilians who served there during 1946-72. Why not consider becoming a Member. Contact : Membership Secretary: Malcolm Flack for details on 01494 728562 or e-mail: MemSecChangi@telco4u.net
The Air Training Corps. For squadron links see the section further down this page
Royal Wings: The unofficial website for the RAF
No 463 and 467 Squadrons RAAF A site dedicated to the memory of the crews who flew in these two RAAF squadrons from Lincolnshire
Christmas Island A site dedicated to the Nuclear tests carried out in the 1950's from this base.
Sheba Imports - This company specialises in the production of heraldic badges, including RAF unit badges.
South African Air Force - An excellent unofficial site
RAF History Books by Tom Docherty
Under the Wire Bill Ash lost his US citizenship to join the RAF (RCAF 411 Sqdn) while America was still neutral in 1940. He flew Spitfires in combat in 1941 and was shot down over France in 1942. He crash-landed and was helped by the French Resistance, eventually falling into the hands of the Gestapo in Paris where he was tortured for refusing to give away the names of his helpers.
He was then sent to a series of POW camps, including Stalag Luft III, made famous by The Great Escape. He helped to lead major tunnel breakouts in camps in Germany, Poland and Lithuania before finally escaping in the last days of the war. He is still alive and well, living in London where he remained after the war and was awarded the MBE for his escape activities.
Sometimes very funny, sometimes heart-wrenching, Bill describes the humour and humanity that helped ordinary people achieve extraordinary things during the conflict that shaped our history.
2nd.Tactical Air Force Medium Bombers Association Membership includes flyers who operated by day in North American Mitchells or Douglas Bostons on 88, 98, 107, 180, 226, 305, 320 and 342 squadrons. 137 and 139 Wings of 2 Group RAF were the Wings to which the squadrons belonged. We have members in Canada, Australia, Europe, S.Africa, and the UK. An Annual General Meeting and Dinner weekend is held in Bedford every September. Members of the Ground Staff of the squadrons are eligible for Associate membership, by reason of the fact that their "All Ranks" Association became defunct a short while ago. Contact the chairman by e-mail : - Jenkin Williams
Ken Arnolds WW2 Memories Website An excellent site giving veteran's memories of their time in the air services of many different nationalities.
Ever thought about running your own business? Your service background has given you a range of skills that can be an excellent foundation for self-employment - self-discipline, reliability, determination, to mention just a few. The Hamilton Project is a business support programme that will help you apply these skills in a business setting. Established in memory of Richard Hamilton, who served with the 21 SAS before he died tragically in a canoeing accident, it provides access to on-line business education, workshops and an e-mentoring programme, and, if you are based in Oxfordshire, we have funding from the County Council for you to take part.
Want to know more? Please contact Dr Tracey Marr at Communities in Business Ltd.
Nursing Home Abuse - Each year, 1/10 senior veterans in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are abused or neglected. Only 1/14 of those incidents actually goes on to be reported. Nearly 65% of those abused are women. Letís help raise awareness, get families the help they need, and make life safer for our seniors.
Yoysearch- a convenient interface to ten types of search
World War II Allied Aircraft Crashes in The Netherlands A downloadable database available free of charge.
Airport Resources: The Aviation Guide A useful site giving links to other useful and interesting sites, many with educational uses
British Aviation Archaeological Council This page of the site as a very useful link to an aviation related booklist.
Imagination Ink - Here at
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restoration on images from a bygone era. Our services are not exlusively centred
on these media formats, we undertake a wide range of projects encompassing
Wedding Design Packages,Book Design, Glossy Brochure & Product Design
Literature, Chocolate Bar Wrapper Design, Promotional CD's,
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JACO Aerospace - Potted history of general aviation history
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Historic Newspaper Archive - The archive is made up of over 7 million editions from all over the world. To date the UK titles have been catalogued as far back as 1900 by date and title, there are also lots of US and regional issues, as well as many from the Victorian era. These have proved to be popular gifts for milestone events, particularly birthdays. Carefully preserved in our archive for many years, these original newspapers offer a fantastic window into how life once was and provide a fascinating insight into the life and times of relatives, both past and present. We can provide you with a newspaper from the day you, or a relative, were born or perhaps from another important milestone, such as a wedding anniversary or historic event.
Squadron/Unit Association Websites
Personal Tribute Websites
The Pilots of No 41 Squadron 1939 - 45 Steve Brew's excellent website:
Harry's Story The story of Flight Sergeant Harry Hansell of No 434 (Bluenose) Sqn RCAF.
Harry's Tale The story of Harry Walker who served with No's 137 and 198 Squadrons
Brian Johannesson's site This contains diaries and images of early RAF flying documents belonging to Konrad Johannesson.
David Scott's Diary - The diary of a WW2 Lancaster Flight Engineer
Air Training Corps Squadrons
Auster Aircraft Production - Andrew Pentland's excellent site on this aircraft manufacturer
12 O'Clock High: Photographs of RAF/USAAF airfields as they are now.
57 Rescue The site dedicated to the Handley Page Halifax
The 'AirNet' Website: A site full of useful and interesting links to a vast array of aviation related sites
Air Scene - UK. An online magazine with excellent photographs
Blackburn Beverley: A site dedicated to the Blackburn Beverley
BAe Systems: Official site of BAe Systems
Established in 1959 at Salisbury Hall on the site of the hangar where the Prototype Mosquito was built in secret in WW2. We have 3 Mosquitoes including the original Prototype.
English Electric Canberra: This link will take you to a site dedicated to the English Electric Canberra
MacRobert's Reply A site dedicated to the aircraft which carried this famous name
Rathbone Museum of WW2 Aviators An extremely interesting site, particularly if you are interested in military uniforms.
Gallery Vladimir - Paintings of RAF Czech Squadron aircraft and personnel
Website on 1st Lt. Dal Corradini This website covers the career of an Italian airman in WW2 and included details of his shooting down by Spitfires of No 43 Squadron.
Whitley P5044 - Mark Hood's site investigating the circumstances leading to the loss of this aircraft, on which his grandfather was killed.
Wings for Freedom: - The history and heritage of the RCAF. An excellent site. RCAF squadron badges on my site are courtesy of this site.
The World of Military Wings Chris Langley's excellent site showing military flying badges from around the world.
X-Planes: An excellent site containing details on aircraft, photographs, stories, links and much more. Well worth a visit.
Military and Naval sites
The Long, Long Trail - The British Army in the Great War: An excellent resource covering the British ground forces in WW1.
Word War 1 Naval Combat: The website containing stacks of information on World War One. Check out the links page, there's more then just the naval war.
The Luftwaffe 1933 - 1945. This site is an excellent resource for organisational details of the Luftwaffe.
Flight Simulation and Model websites
Fly Away Simulation - The Internet's first stop portal for flight simulation
Just Kits & Models - UK based shop in Southampton provides plastic kits and plastic model kits like plastic aircraft model, plastic vehicle model, plastic ship model, military vehicles, military figures, maritime vessels, aircraft kits, ship kits, boat kits and road vehicle kits like car model kits, Lorries model kits, motorbikes model kits and dioramas.
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