Royal Air Force Mount Batten - A History
Situated in Devon RAF Mount Batten housed No.18 HQ Group Coastal Command. It provided the RAF with easy access to the North Atlantic for long-range anti- U boat patrols and successively housed a number of flying boat squadrons, until receiving HS maritime strike-bombers in the 1970s when it finally closed in 1977 having opened in 1916.
- Publication Date
- Jul 2, 2016
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- By (author): peter dancey