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Dambusters Raid

16/17 May 1943

VE Day

8 May 1945

A short booklet depicting Aircraft Accidents at RAF Cranwell.Info

First Jet Flight

15 May 1941

A short booklet Commemorating the Cranwellians who won bravery awards during WWII, as far as we can determine.Info
A video clip (with audio BUT TURN IT UP) posted on FaceBook by RAF Marham on 17 May 2019, commemorating the Dambusters' sucessful mission 77 years earlier.Info
Click on this grahic to reveal a slide commemorating Cranwellian John Vere 'Hoppy' Hopgood's contribution to the Dambuster's mission. Gibson recorded that he was the best pilot he ever flew with. Hoppy attacked the Mohne Dam, injured and having lost one engine to flak en route.Info
A short booklet depicting all the aircraft types that Whittle is supposed to have flown during his career.Info
A short booklet depicting Whittle's development of the Jet Engine and its inaugural flight in E28/39 at RAF Cranwell on 15 May 1941.Info

Britain's Jet Plane

United News

A short newsreel clip depicting Whittle's development of the Jet Engine Info

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