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Enjoy lunch in Refuel with views overlooking the airfield. The Citroen Van in the National Cold War Exhibition is ideal for morning coffee and a cake.
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Discover our brand new green space in which to picnic and relax
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We now have six charging points for electric vehicles
When you need to refuel during your visit why not visit Claude's between Hangars 2 and 6? At this eatery you will find a variety of delicious home-made offerings to suit all tastes and pockets
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Join the RAF Museum as a volunteer and create a unique experience for yourself and our visitors. Bring your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills or try something new.
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Without you assistance we would not be able to care for our collections, read our varied audiences or share our objects with a world wide audience.
Two of our Trustees set out on an epic walk-a-thon in aid of the RAF Museum Centenary Programme.
If you have any questions about supporting the RAF Museum, here you can find out how to contact our Fundraising Department.
The Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation ensures that the shared aviation heritage of the USA and the UK is kept alive in the memories of our two great nations.
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From 1942, matters were complicated by the appearance in Britain of American troops. The United States forces were racially segregated and the Americans expected their British allies to accept the fact. A poll taken in 1943, however, showed an overwhelming majority of ordinary British people opposed racial segregation. There were also instances of local men and women siding with Black airmen and G.I.s in arguments, and even fights, with white American soldiers.
From left to right: Lieutenant Dempsey W. Morgan, Lieutenant Carroll S. Woods, Lieutenant Robert H. Nelson, Captain Andrew D. Turner and Lieutenant Clarence P. Lester.
Nine per cent of the American military was of African heritage and the inspirational story of the all-Black 332nd Fighter Group, the famous ‘Red Tails’, is well known. At the same time, the focus on the achievement of the ‘Tuskegee Airmen’ has overshadowed the smooth and successful integration of the Black volunteers into the RAF.
Air gunners Sergeant J.C. Dickinson RCAF and Sergeant Leslie Gilkes, 9 Squadron, 1943 (Courtesy of Audrey Dewjee)
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