Short Sunderland – The ‘Flying Porcupines’ in the Second World War

In 1933, the Air Ministry issued a specification for a general-purpose four-engine flying boat capable of operating from the outposts of the Empire. … [Read more...]





Missing Believed Killed – Casualty Policy and the Missing Research and Enquiry Service 1939-1952

During the early years of World War Two it soon became apparent that the system for tracing the whereabouts of the remains of RAF aircrew deemed … [Read more...]