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D-Day: Aerial Armada

Graham Pitchfork describes the massive airborne assault that paved the way for D-Day

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B-17 at 85: Swords into Ploughshares

The B-17 Flying Fortress is legendary for its World War Two missions...

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Blue Mossies, Pink Spits and Flashing Wimpys

Mick Britton details the important role of the RAF’s 34 (PR) Wing...

Celebrating the Spitfire

The Spitfire is synonymous with World War 2. Here's a brief video about its incredible history.

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Günther Lützow - Lost without trace

Chris Goss profiles the Luftwaffe pilot Günther Lützow...

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Luftwaffe rising

As Nazi Germany geared up for war, opportunities for the Allies...

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Determined Dutchmen

A handful of Netherlanders made a significant mark in the air during World War Two...

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The Aeroplane news from April 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back to see how The Aeroplane covered momentous events of April 1940...

Fundraising campaign for airfield tribute

The Friends of Lavenham Airfield is raising funds to build a memorial to the USAAF’s 487th Bomb Group.

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Snooping Elephants

The 20th Combat Mapping Squadron, known as the ‘Flying Dumbos’, operated F-7A Liberator reconnaissance aircraft in the southwest Pacific
theatre during World War Two...