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Friday 13 March 1942: At midday five Hurricanes of 274 Squadron and 12 Kittyhawks of 112 Squadron took off to intercept an incoming raid in the Tobruk area.

A History of the Mediterranean Air War 1940-1945
Volume Two: North African Desert Feb 1942-March 1943

By Christopher Shores and Giovannia Massimello
With Russell Guest, Frank Olynyk and Winfried Bock… 246 more words

Military History Books

Armed forces continuous attitude survey: 2015

Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey 2015 results published today. The 2015 Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey was distributed to a… More information


Open Skies - planned aircraft flights in UK airspace

There has been lots of media coverage of unannounced Russian aircraft being intercepted by RAF Typhoon fighter jets in recent weeks. Today, the flight of a… More information


Antonov clanks over Yorkshire but it's okay; we're letting them do it

Given all the recent hullabaloo about Russian bombers carrying nuclear weapons flying right round the coast, or even just skirting near the northern edge of the UK’s airspace near Scotland, you’d think the sighting of an Antonov An-30 over Yorkshire would be cause for concern. 244 more words


RAF Association - Area Administrative Assistant

Actual Salary £13,815 -£15,350 pa. Hours of Work: Full Time 37 ½ hours. Location: Leicester… More information


Driving licence changes

Updates and advice to motorists on abolition of the counterpart to the photocard driving licence… More information


The amazing Dutch researchers - and the proposed erection of a commemorative panel.

Dad and the rest of the crew were shot down over the Friesland area of the Netherlands…and, luckily, all survived. They were sent to the Dulag for questioning and then were sent off to various Stalags… for them ‘the war was over’. 620 more words