National Archives access in the COVID19 pandemic

by Don Clark National Archives access in the COVID19 pandemic The Corona Virus/COVID19 pandemic continues around…

A WW2 era Squadron Badge – 353 Squadron

A genuine WW2 era embroidered Squadron badge – this one belonging to No.353 Squadron, Royal Air…

A better way to search for ORBs on the NA PRO site

Working on our CWGC Database, I had to spend hours on the NA Site searching for…

The AIR81 Casualty File Database Search

In 2012 the MoD undertook a consultation into the views of interested parties in releasing RAF…

SEAC Aircraft Losses Database

If you look at the top right portion of the “Research Section” above on the home…

Air Route Information – India : 229 Gp Transport Command

What you see here are three booklets of the “Air Route Information – India” booklets issued…

Logbook Pages of Flt Lt Raphael Goldstein , No.28 Squadron

Logbook pages  of Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein, who served with No.28 Squadron on the Burma Front…

RAF War Dead in Asia during WW2

A related post elsewhere got me searching on the casualty figures that the RAF incurred in…

Putting a face to a name – 12 Squadron RAF

On 31st August 1941, Wellington W5577 of No.12 Squadron RAF failed to return from a raid…

A Vengeance crash at Begumpet, Hyderabad, India, 72 years ago.

Almost exactly to the day, 72 years ago,  two Australians lost their lives taking off from…