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The Royal Air Force in 1918

The Royal Air Force in 1918

The Royal Air Force was formed on 1 April 1918 as the independent air arm of Britain's armed forces, amalgamating the RFC and RNAS. This momentous event was met with very little fanfare or celebration for the First World War had reached a critical po

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