Lynsey Shaw Cobden

Air Historical Branch, RAF

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Lynsey Shaw Cobden - Air Historical Branch, RAF

I am a specialist in the history of medicine and modern warfare, with a particular emphasis on the Royal Air Force. I work as an historical researcher at the Air Historical Branch (RAF), where I am responsible for identifying missing personnel and casualties from the First and Second World Wars. I am a contributor to the Trusted Source project.

Raf men in front of Beningbrough Hall WW2

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Black and white aerial image of sick quarters at RAF Defford

What was Bomber Command?

The 1930s were an age when aerial apocalypse was feared, and it was believed that a strong bomber force would deter enemy aggression. It was against this backdrop that Bomber Command was formed in the Royal Air Force.

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