Airfield of the Week - Warboys

HM Queen Elizabeth inspecting flight and ground crews on a visit to Warboys, a station of No 8 Pathfinder Group. An Avro Lancaster of No 156 Squadron, Royal Air Force is seen in a T2 hangar, 10 February 1944. © IWM (TR 1554)

Originally Upwood’s main satellite airfield, Warboys subsequently became an independent base and played a major part in RAF Bomber Command’s Pathfinder Force operations. Read more and see more photos here.

More photographs from the memorial unveiling at Warboys, as well as at Upwood and Mepal, are viewable through links here.

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