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WORLD WAR II

BATTLE OF BRITAIN CRANWELLIANS

IN MEMORIAM

WOMEN IN THE RAF

THE WHITTLE CONTRIBUTIONS

HONOURS & AWARDS

TRAINING THROUGHPUT

FAMILY CONNECTIONS

TRAINING ACCIDENTS

This album chronicals the history of the College during the war years, when it was officially closed for officer training but continued as the Service Flying Training School, arguably one of the busiest periods of training at the College. There are a number of VVIPs who went through the College at this time, including two winners of the VC and Dambuster 'Hoppy' Hopgood whom OC 617 Sqn, Guy Gibson, called the finest pilot he ever flew with.Info

BOMBER, COASTAL & OVERSEAS COMMANDS CRANWELLIANS

CRANWELLIAN ROLL OF HONOUR: CADETS & SFTS AIRMEN

A tribute to all Cranwellian Flight Cadets and SFTS trained aircrew who fought and lost their lives in Bomber Command Operations during WWII. Contains hypertest links to amplifying information and video clips.Info
STILL UNDER DEVELOPMENT. This album pays tribute to the Cranwellian Flight Cadets and SFTS trained aircrew who fought and lost their lives in operations with Coastal Command and the Overseas Commands of WWII.Info
The first of two albums covering the Cranwellian contribution to the Battle of Britain.Info
The second of two albums covering the Cranwellian contribution to the Battle of Britain. This album contains annexes of video clips and biographies relating to Battle of Britain Cranwellians.Info
This album contains photographs of headstones of the Cranwellians buried in the cemetry in Cranwell village. Villager, Wg Cdr (retd) Trevor Bushe voluntarily tends the grave.Info
Verified Roll of Honour of all Flight Cadets who lost their lives in WWII, including the aircraft, squadrons, locations and circumstances of their loss.Info
Verified Roll of Honour of all aircrew trained by the SFTS at Cranwell and who lost their lives in WWII, including the aircraft, squadrons, locations and circumstances of their loss. Info
With tributes to the four Cranwellians to win a VC and the two to win the GC, this album catalogues the honours and awards received by Cranwellians during their RAF careers. The data cut-off is mid-1970s when upkeep of such records ceased at the RAF College.Info
Having recorded the names of nearly 28,000 cadets, SFTS aircrew, GE, IOT and IOTC graduates to heve been trained at the RAF College, the album attempts to portray the throughput of training during the College's 100 year history. The analysis is approximate, giving trends by decade, and data on later years is still awaited.Info
Very much WIP, this album attempts to record different generations of families that have undergone officer training at the RAF College.Info
In the early days of the RAF College, flight was still in its infancy and inevitably there were many accidents. We discovered a large number of photos in the College archive that cover accidents in the early years and have since attempted to complete the story with recent information on more accidents. Info
This album reproduces the photographs of an album on dislpay in the College Library area. It records all the aircraft that Sir Frank Whittle is alleged to have flown.Info
Plagiarising material held and produced in the College, this album summarises Sir Frank Whittle's pioneering work on the Jet Engine. The first jet powered flight (E28/39) took place at Cranwell on 15 May 1941.Info

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This album pays tribute to the Cranwellian women who have served in the RAF and the RAFPMNS. Forgive the author his choice of title.Info