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Public and Political: General: Air Defence: Wing Commander Anderson., 13 Dec 1937 - 17 Dec 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/338

Scope and Contents

Includes notes, memoranda and correspondence by and from Wing Commander Charles Anderson, Commander of No 1 Armaments Training Camp, including: notes on the employment of RAF officers; summaries and analyses of flying accidents, 1937; map of RAF stations and air commands in Britain; Air Ministry press summary; group orders on inquiries into damage to aircraft; RAF intelligence summaries, 1938; Squadron Leader Richard Atcherley, Senior Air Staff Officer, RAF Training Command, on training; Bomber Command training report, 1937, by Air Chief Marshal Sir Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Bomber Command; Air Commodore Robert Leckie [Director of Training, Air Ministry] on training; Air Ministry list of staff and distribution of duties, 1937; diagram of the peace time organization of the RAF; Bomber Group report on reaction during the Munich Crisis; lists of aircraft types in frequent use; report on the French Air Force; note on German air power.Other subjects include: the shortage of RAF instruments, and problems with repairs; aircraft output; short service officers; numbers of new aircraft in service; maintenance problems with aerodromes; secrecy on the deficiencies of the RAF.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by WSC and Violet Pearman and Kathleen Hill [Secretaries to WSC].

Dates

  • 13 Dec 1937 - 17 Dec 1938

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file (154 folios and pamphlets))

1 volume(s)

Language of Materials

English

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