Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Operations Record Books, Groups

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Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Operations Record Books, Groups

This series consists of Operations Record Books (form 540) and appendices (form 541) for RAF Groups. Operations Record Books (ORBs) are a record of daily events kept by units. The series also includes some ORBs for Royal Canadian and Indian Air Force Groups which served under RAF command during the Second World War. The system of Operations Record Books started after the First World War. Few Books in this series however date from before the mid 1930s, when the chain of command in the RAF was re-organised.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
1928 files and volumes
Access conditions:
Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Ministry of Defence , from 1971
Series is accruing

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