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The RAF in 1945 – part III

We conclude our discussion of the RAF in 1945 here.


We had three main questions in mind for this video:

  1. What were the logistical difficulties associated with the RAF’s geographic coverage – Britain was heavily in debt in 1945.

  2. What problems did demobilizing an air force of the size of the RAF create?

  3. What size was envisaged for the RAF in 1945 – its role and complement of aircraft?

In the video we endeavour to answer these questions – please comment on them if you wish, but we were thinking of these as a way of structuring our discussions on this topic.

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