Can you visit Bomber Command?
TOURS. We offer free guided tours of the Gardens, Memorial Spire and Walls. During the winter tours take place once an hour. In summer months they take place every half an hour.
Where was Bomber Command HQ?
RAF and WAAF intelligence officers and their staff at work in the Map Section in the Operations Block at Headquarters, Bomber Command, near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
Why is Lincolnshire called Bomber County?
Lincolnshire became known as Bomber County during World War 2 thanks to the RAF bases that littered the county, many surrounding Lincoln.
When did Bomber Command get a memorial?
28 June 2012
|RAF Bomber Command Memorial|
|Unveiled||28 June 2012|
|Location||London, W1 United Kingdom|
|Designed by||Liam O’Connor (memorial) Philip Jackson (sculpture)|
|Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it|
Where was Lincoln’s war command center?
International Bomber Command Centre
|Memorial spire at the IBCC|
|Main organ||Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial|
How many RAF bases were there in Lincolnshire in ww2?
“An in-depth look at the 29 airfields in Lincolnshire used by RAF Bomber Command during World War Two.”
Where is the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln?
You can find full details on the International Bomber Command Centre website. The International Bomber Command Centre is located 2.6 miles to the south of Lincoln city centre and is close to Canwick and Bracebridge Heath villages.
What are the Bomber Command memorials?
A memorial spire, walls, peace gardens, and visitor centre that mark the service and sacrifice of World War II aircrew, ground crew and support staff who lost their lives whilst serving with Bomber Command.
How much does it cost to visit the Bomber Command Centre?
This section will help you to plan your visit and ensure you have a memorable experience at the International Bomber Command Centre. The Peace Gardens, Walls of Names and the Spire are free to visit. Our only charge is for the exhibition.
Is this Lincolnshire’s new favourite bomber County haunt?
This time we returned to what is fast becoming one of our favourite haunts, Lincolnshire’s Bomber County. Staying at the historical Petwood Hotel – our HQ for the weekend – we explored the abandoned remains of the communal site of Bomber Command’s former airfield, RAF Woodhall Spa.