Tag Archives: RAF

War Diary October 30th to November 5th 1939

Monday, October 3oth The Admiralty announced that a destroyer flotilla was in action with German bombers south of the Dogger Bank. No damage was done to the ships. Nazi reconnaissance plane was seen over the north-east cost of England. Britain fighter aircraft … Continue reading

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Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (R S T V W)

[ A ]   [ B C D ]   [ E F G ]   [ H I J K ]   [ L M N ]   [ O P ]   [ R S T V W ] Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all … Continue reading

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Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (O P Q)

[ A ]   [ B C D ]   [ E F G ]   [ H I J K ]   [ L M N ]   [ O P ]   [ R S T V W ] Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all … Continue reading

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Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (L M N)

[ A ]   [ B C D ]   [ E F G ]   [ H I J K ]   [ L M N ]   [ O P ]   [ R S T V W ] Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all … Continue reading

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Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (H I J K)

[ A ]   [ B C D ]   [ E F G ]   [ H I J K ]   [ L M N ]   [ O P ]   [ R S T V W ] Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all … Continue reading

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Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (E F G)

[ A ]   [ B C D ]   [ E F G ]   [ H I J K ]   [ L M N ]   [ O P ]   [ R S T V W ] Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all … Continue reading

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Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (B C D)

[ A ]   [ B C D ]   [ E F G ]   [ H I J K ]   [ L M N ]   [ O P ]   [ R S T V W ] Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all … Continue reading

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Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (A)

[ A ]   [ B C D ]   [ E F G ]   [ H I J K ]   [ L M N ]   [ O P ]   [ R S T V W ] Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all … Continue reading

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Bulletts Whistled Past my RAF Parachute (1939)

This eye-witness report below came from an RAF Gunner who parachuted out of his plane when it was brought down over No-man’s Land during 1939. From his bed from an RAF medical receiving station hiden away in the woods ‘somewhere … Continue reading

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War Diary October 2nd to October 8th 1939

Monday October 2nd M Munters, Latvian Foreign Minister arrived in Moscow at the invitation of Molotov. A Soviet military mission arrived in Tallinn, Estonia to discuss mutual relations. RAF planes flew over Berlin during a night reconnaissance flight. The French … Continue reading

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