Three VCs in one photograph!

While trawling the net for some RAF related information – I stumbled on this photo at the International Bomber Command Center Site…/PCheshireGL1842.… – The caption says ” Leonard Cheshire stands on the right looking down to right. On his left…

The revamped RAF CWGC Database Section – with Trades, Aircraft serials and references

Over the past week, Several features were added to the RAF CWGC Database on the site. Start with this link…lno=&qt=&cur=0

1. Date Search now supports Month (YYYY-MM) in addition to Year and Actual Date
2. Results now show Trade (in Yellow box), Aircraft type and serial number, and references.

RAF personnel strength in the Second World War

Ross McNeil’s posts at Another table from the AHB Monograph on RAF Manning. This table gives snapshots of the number of Officers and Other Ranks serving in the R.A.F. Strength of Officers and Other Ranks (R.A.F. And W.A.A.F.) – September…

How many aircraft did the RAF lose in SEAC Theatre?

A few years ago, (actually couple of decades ago) I asked myself – I wonder how many aircraft were lost by the RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces in the SEAC Theatre (- The Indian Subcontinent – covering present day India, Burma, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Ceylon).  There were no published figures, nor reference material available. The data exists, but is scattered among countless books and sources – not consolidated in one single location.

Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein – Photos from India

Previously we have posted some logbook pages from Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein, who served with No.28 Squadron on the Burma Front during 1945-46 at Now we have updated the gallery with several photographs from his collection – these show Hurricanes…