About The Project

Learn the reasons behind why the project was undertaken

The View to Lincoln Cathedral

Events in your Area

From local markets to sponsored skydives, find out how we are engaging in the community.

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Your Memories

Learning from the people who serves during the war

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Fact File

25,611

Bomber Command Aircrew who lost their lives flying from Lincolnshire and adjacent airfields

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3,491

Aircraft lost from Lincolnshire

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70%

Of aircrew died, were taken prisoner or were injured between 1939 and 1945

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364,514

The number of operational sortes flown during World War 2

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125,000

Aircrew served in Bomber Command during World War 2

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55,573

Bomber Command Aircrew killed on Operations during World War 2

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6,680

Tons of food dropped over Holland in 1945 as part of Operation Manna

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28%

of aircrew killed were from countries other than the UK

The Heritage Trail

The Men of Bomber Command

In absolute numbers, the losses from Lincolnshire were horrific. A total of 3,491 aircraft took off from Lincolnshire and never returned.

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