RAF Squadrons and Bomber Command Information on the Web

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There is a large amount of information about RAF Bomber Command available on the Web. If you are searching for information about 550 Squadron operations, flights, losses, crews, etc, then the 550 Squadron and RAF North Killingholme Association links on this site, and especially the various database reports available, should help you in your search.

If, in addition to 550 Squadron information, you are searching more generally for information on other RAF Squadrons operational in WWII, the Lancaster heavy bomber, Bomber Command, etc, etc, then below are listed a selection of useful sources to help start your search.

550 Squadron and RAF North Killingholme

550 Squadron
626 Squadron
http://www.bomber-command.info/550sqdn.htm Details of Lancasters lost with 550 Squadron
http://www.raf.mod.uk/bbmf/theaircraft/lancaster.cfm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight: The Lancaster, EE139, The Phantom of the Ruhr
http://www.wartimememories.co.uk/airfields/northkillingholme.html The Wartime Memories Project - North Killingholme
http://www.controltowers.co.uk/N/North_Killingholme.htm RAF North Killingholme Airfield
RAF Lincolnshire, RAF and Airfield History in Lincolnshire
North Killingholme
550 Squadron specific information
550 Squadron memorials
North Killingholme photos
http://www.nlaviationheritage.com/the-airfields/raf-north-killingholme/ Northern Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage / North Killingholme
http://www.flensted.eu.com/1944augustcombats.shtml Air-war over Denmark
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._550_Squadron_RAF wikipedia page: 550 Squadron
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Killingholme wikipedia page: North Killingholme
http://www.spiritus-temporis.com/no-550-squadron-raf/history.html 550 Squadron history
http://maps.thefullwiki.org/No._550_Squadron_RAF thefullwiki website: 550 Squadron (some related maps)
http://www.bloggen.be/warresearcher/archief.php?ID=257645 Chris Van Kerckhoven web-site: some 550 photos and names featured
http://www.wartimememories.co.uk/airfields/northkillingholme.html The Wartime Memories Project - RAF North Killingholme

RAF Bomber Command

http://www.raf.mod.uk/bombercommand/squadrons.html RAF Bomber Command: Squadron index
http://www.rafbombercommand.com/master_welcome.html RAF Bomber Command web-site
http://www.rafbombercommand.com/timeline/ RAF Bomber Command: Timeline of Key Events
http://www.rafbombercommand.com/memorialfund/ RAF Bomber Command Memorial Fund
http://www.rafinfo.org.uk/BCWW2Losses/ RAF Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/alliedlossesmaster.html Aircrew Remembered

The Avro Lancaster Heavy Bomber

http://www.lancaster-archive.com/ Avro Lancaster and Manchester Bomber Archive
http://www.cnapg.org/lancaster1.htm Clyde North Aeronautical Preservation Group - CNAPG: Avro Lancaster page
Nanton Lancaster Society Air Museum Alberta, Canada
The World's Surviving Lancasters
PA474: The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Lancaster


http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/london/collections/library/index.cfm RAF Museum Online Collection (research and information services)
http://www.rafa.org.uk/ The RAF Association (RAFA)
http://www.associations.rafinfo.org.uk/ RAF Register of Assoications
http://www.rafinfo.org.uk/rafescape/ RAF Escaping Society
http://www.rafinfo.org.uk/rafexpow/ RAF Ex-POW Association
http://www.airsceneuk.org.uk/hangar/2007/430bbmf/bbmf.htm Happy Birthday, BBMF
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/ww2/A2281033 WW2 People's War (a BBC archive)
http://www.lostbombers.co.uk World War II Lost Bombers Database
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/research-guides/armed-forces.htm Armed Forces | The National Archive
http://natureonline.com/37/56-ap4-glossary.html Glossary of RAF Slang & Terminology
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/BomberCommandDatabaseSearch/ aircrewremembered website: Bomber Command Database Search
https://www.airwar4045.nl/ World War II Allied Aircraft Crashes in The Netherlands and North Sea
(search by squadron)
http://www.elsham.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/raf_bc/ Royal Air Force (RAF) Bomber Command 1939-1945


As other sites and information sources become available they will be noted here for your convenience.
Meanwhile, as ever, Google is your friend!