ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1939-1941.

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  • HU 93055
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  • object name: Official photograph
  • object name: Aerial photograph (oblique)
  • object category: Black and white
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Oblique aerial view of RAF Hinton-in-the-Hedges, Northamptonshire, from the west. Aircraft of No. 13 Operational Training Unit, detached their base at Bicester, Oxfordshire, can be seen on the airfield. A line of Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs of 'A' Flight is parked along one of the runways and Avro Anson navigational trainers of 'D' Flight occupy some of the finger dispersals by the technical site in the foreground. Note the 'wood and hedge' camouflage pattern painted on the south-western half of the airfield.

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