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Aircraft have played an important role in warfare since World War 1. Many websites have details about these aircraft, often accompanied by photographs.

Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:161 Squadron
Link:http://www.161squadron.org/
Description:161 Squadron
Extra Info:Includes 101 Squadron Operations & Crews
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:207 Squadron (RAF) Association
Link:http://www.207squadron.rafinfo.org.uk/
Description:207 Squadron (RAF) Association
Extra Info:Includes roll of honour, memorials, details of the squadron during WWI, and WWII and the aircraft the squadron used.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:611 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force
Link:http://www.611squadronrauxaf.co.uk/
Description:611 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:626 Squadron 'The Fighting Sixes'
Link:http://626-squadron.co.uk/
Description:626 Squadron 'The Fighting Sixes'
Extra Info:The history of a Squadron and the story of a Lancaster Bomber Command 1943-1945
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:7 Squadron Association
Link:http://www.7squadronassociation.com
Description:7 Squadron Association
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:A History of RAF Tempsford
Link:http://harringtonmuseum.org.uk/HistoryTempsford.ht...
Description:A History of RAF Tempsford
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:A Pilot's War 1915-18
Link:http://www.apw.airwar1.org.uk/
Description:A Pilot's War 1915-18
Extra Info:This site records the First World War experience of Major F W Smith as a pilot in the British Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and later the RAF. List of 62 Squadron crew, claims and losses and those from 62 Squadron who lost their lives in France in 1918.
Classification:Aircraft
Title:Aircraft Crash Record Office
Link:http://www.baaa-acro.com/
Description:Aircraft Crash Record Office
Extra Info:Includes British air crashes as far back as 1919. Appears mainly to be civilian crashes, although some RAF crashes are included.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:An Ordinary Crew
Link:http://www.ordinarycrew.co.uk/
Description:An Ordinary Crew of Bomber Command
Extra Info:The crew and aircraft at RAF Waddington in 1945.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Information
Title:Aviation History - Browse the History of Flight from 1909
Link:http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/index.html
Description:Aviation History - Browse the History of Flight from 1909
Extra Info:Look for the two sections: Military Aviation 1903-1945 and Military Aviation 1946-2006
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Bob Baxter's Bomber Command Index
Link:http://www.bomber-command.info/
Description:Bob Baxter's Bomber Command Index
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Aircraft
Title:Bomber Command Association
Link:http://www.missing-airmen.info/
Description:Dutch representatives of Bomber Command Association
Extra Info:Dedicated to tracing missing allied airmen of World War II, who have gone missing over Western Europe, especially The Netherlands.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Bombercrew.com A tribute to the Commonwealth Airmen of Bomber Command
Link:http://www.bombercrew.com
Description:Bombercrew.com A tribute to the Commonwealth Airmen of Bomber Command
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Information, Other
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:http://www.britishpathe.com/
Description:British Pathe Film Archive 1896-1970
Extra Info:All sorts of social and military history on film.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:Classic Warbirds
Link:http://www.classicwarbirds.co.uk/
Description:Aircraft of World War 2 - Classic Warbirds
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Marines, Aircraft, Ships
Title:Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Archive Index of British Naval Aviation
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20130404115525/http://w...
Description:Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Archive Index of British Naval Aviation
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information sis available, however the search facility may not work.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:Fleet Air Arm Buccaneer Association
Link:http://www.faaba.co.uk/
Description:Fleet Air Arm Buccaneer Association
Extra Info:Association forl personnel who maintained, flew or supported the Buccaneer aircraft during its service with the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy in the sixties and seventies. Some squadron lists and photographs.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Aircraft
Title:Flying Tykes
Link:http://www.turner.force9.co.uk/
Description:616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force and 78 Squadron Royal Air Force
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Guardian Newspaper
Link:http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/-sp-h...
Description:Guardian Newspaper - How it Covered the Last Century
Extra Info:The newspaper articles cover the period 1899-1999.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Aircraft
Title:Hampshire / Dorset / Devon and Isle of Wight Airfields
Link:http://daveg4otu.tripod.com/h.html
Description:Hampshire / Dorset / Devon and Isle of Wight Airfields
Extra Info:Includes some air crashes, also aircraft production in Hampshire, some of the airfields listed have lists of pilots who flew in early competitions.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Information
Title:Hansard 1803-2005
Link:http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/
Description:Hansard 1803-2005 - The Official Reports of Debate in Parliament
Extra Info:Information on the site is generated from the publicly available files. Material on this site remains under Parliamentary Copyright. Within these copyright constraints, you are encouraged to use and to explore the information provided.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Newspapers
Title:Illustrated London News Archive
Link:http://www.iln.org.uk/index.htm
Description:Illustrated London News Archive
Extra Info:Includes pictures of the Zulu war, ships of the Royal Navy, the Blitz and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Museums, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Aircraft, Ships, Information
Title:Imperial War Museum
Link:http://www.iwm.org.uk/
Description:Imperial War Museum - links to the museums at London, Duxford, IWM North, HMS Belfast and Churchill Museum
Extra Info:Located in London, Salford Quays & Duxford.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Aircraft
Title:Lancaster EE138
Link:http://www.ee138.net/
Description:Dedicated to the crew of R.A.A.F 460 Squadron Lancaster EE138 Coded AR-E2 E for "Easy"
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:Leodis Project - Leeds - A Photographic Archive
Link:http://www.leodis.net/
Description:Leodis Project - Leeds - A Photographic Archive
Extra Info:Leodis contains over 52,000 images of Leeds, old and new, including photographs of the Leeds Pals, City of Leeds spitfire, HMS Ark Royal getting the freedom of the city and more.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Merlins Over Malta
Link:http://merlinsovermalta.gdenney.co.uk/
Description:Merlins Over Malta - The Defenders Return
Extra Info:Between June 1940 and Dec. 1942 Malta became one of the most bombed places on earth. This site documents some of the events of WWII, including operation pedestal, the Malta convoy.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Merton Village Website
Link:http://www.merton.ukgo.com/
Description:Merton Village Website
Extra Info:Includes some letters sent to the Rev'd Charles Kent from WWI, also details of two Blenheims that crashed and the one man who did not return from WWII.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Newspapers Online via Google
Link:http://news.google.com/newspapers
Description:Newspapers Online via Google
Extra Info:Many newspapers are being put online. Currently there are only a handful from the UK and Ireland, but this is growing. Many newspapers from USA and Canada that mention British ships and British events.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:RAF Fiskerton
Link:http://www.fiskertonairfield.org.uk/
Description:A brief study of an old Bomber Command airfield in Lincolnshire.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums, Aircraft
Title:RAF Museum London and Cosford Air Force Museums
Link:http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/
Description:RAF Museum London and Cosford Air Force Museums
Extra Info:Located in Cosford, Shropshire and Hendon, London.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, Aircraft, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:RAF Museum Storyvault
Link:http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk
Description: First World War Casualty Cards, the 1918 Muster Roll and 1918 Air Force List
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:http://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/
Description:Science and Society Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 50,000 images including many images of war, poster campaigns, letters from the wars and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Other Transport
Title:Shetland Museum and Archives Photo Library
Link:Shetland Museum and Archives Photo Library
Extra Info:A great collection of photographs many from the war years, including many of the ships moored off Shetland.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum at Manston
Link:http://spitfiremuseum.org.uk/
Description:Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum at Manston
Extra Info:Located in Ramsgate, Kent.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Aircraft
Title:Spitfire Society
Link:http://www.spitfiresociety.org
Description:Spitfire Society
Extra Info:This site aims to link people throughout the world whose lives had in some way been concerned with the legendary World War 2 fighter.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, Aircraft
Title:The Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War One
Link:http://www.theaerodrome.com/index.php
Description:The Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War One
Extra Info:Includes details of aces and aircraft from all countries involved in WWI.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Battle of Britain
Link:http://www.the-battle-of-britain.co.uk/
Description:The Battle of Britain
Extra Info:List of pilots by nationality and by squadron. Includes squadron codes.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Information
Title:The Battle of Britain - The Few
Link:http://www.the-few.org.uk/
Description:Tribute to the men of the Battle of Britain - The Few
Extra Info:Includes Squadron lists, pilot signatures, crew lists and Battle of Britain history. Video clips of Spitfires and Hurricanes in flight.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Aircraft, Information
Title:The Battle of Britain Historical Society.
Link:http://www.battleofbritain1940.net/
Description:The Battle of Britain Historical Society and Fighter Command Battle of Britain 1940
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The History of 355 Squadron
Link:http://www.the-weatherings.co.uk/355%20squadron.ht...
Description:The History of 355 Squadron
Extra Info:355 Squadron's history including squadron bases and dates, photographs and somelog book extracts.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, Aircraft
Title:The Royal Flying Corps 1914-1918
Link:http://www.airwar1.org.uk/
Description:The Royal Flying Corps 1914-1918
Extra Info:Includes details of the early history of the RFC and aircraft.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport
Title:Through Their Eyes - Military Photo Archive
Link:http://www.throughtheireyes2.co.uk/
Description:Through Their Eyes - Military Photo Archive
Extra Info:Wartime images taken by the servicemen who were there. Browse through the albums - or look through the site map to find areas of interest. Search box at bottom of page. A sales site but some photos on line to view.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Walter John Smith (1141900) Bomber Command 1942/46 12 & 463 Squadrons
Link:http://www.raf-bombercommand.co.uk/
Description:Walter John Smith (1141900) Bomber Command 1942/46 12 & 463 Squadrons
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Aircraft, Medals / Awards
Title:Western Front Association
Link:http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/
Description:Western Front Association
Extra Info:Dedicated to the study of WWI 1914-1918. Includes many articles and much information about the war.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Link:http://www.ww1photos.com/
Description:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Extra Info:Includes postcards of WWI, many photographs of the trenches, a special gallery of Gallipoli photographs, animals in war and more. Many free photos, others may be purchased.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums, Aircraft, Uniforms / Badges
Title:Yorkshire Air Museum
Link:http://www.yorkshireairmuseum.org/
Description:Yorkshire Air Museum
Extra Info:Located in Elvington, Yorkshire.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps, Information, Other
Title:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/
Description:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Extra Info:Comprehensive general reference for most military topics. Use its search box to find your areas of interest.
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