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10 Nov 1940

United Kingdom
  • The first Avro Manchester Mk. 1 bomber to be delivered went to No. 207 Squadron RAF (Squadron Leader Noel Challis Hyde) based at RAF Waddington in the county of Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Lancaster | Waddington, England | AC]
9 May 1941

United Kingdom
  • At RAF Waddington in Waddington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, a direct hit by a German bomb on the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (NAAFI) station and a nearby air-raid shelter killed three airmen and seven women who worked in the NAAFI, including Mrs. Raven, the manageress. ww2dbase [Battle of Britain | Waddington, England | AC]
19 May 1944

Photo(s) dated 19 May 1944
John Curtin speaking to pilots of No. 463 (Lancaster) Squadron RAAF at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, 19 May 1944Prime Minister John Curtin with airmen of No. 467 (Lancaster) Squadron RAAF at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, 19 May 1944

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