Series 4 - British Air Forces of Occupation Germany

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British Air Forces of Occupation Germany

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CA ON00093 2017/5-2-4

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  • 1945-1957 (Creation)
    Great Britain. Royal Air Force. British Air Forces of Occupation Germany

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12 files of textual records

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The British Air Forces of Occupation German was formed as the RAF Second Tactical Air Force (2TAF). It was one of three tactical air forces within the Royal Air Force (RAF) during and after the Second World War. It was made up of squadrons and personnel from the RAF, the air forces of the British Commonwealth and exiles from German-occupied Europe. Renamed as British Air Forces of Occupation in 1945, 2TAF was recreated in 1951.

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Series consists of 1 file regarding the British Air Forces of Occupation Germany and 11 files regarding No. 126 (Fighter) Wing and its components, No. 412 (Transport Squadron and No. 416 (Fighter) Squadron. There are 2 subseries:

  1. British Air Forces of Occupation Germany
  2. No. 126 (Fighter) Wing

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