War Office: Directorate of Air: Papers

Details of WO 233
Reference:WO 233
Title:
War Office: Directorate of Air: Papers
Description:

This series contains the unregistered files of the Directorate of Air. They deal with organisation, policy, operations, arms, ammunition, equipment, clothing and stores.

Date: 1941-1948
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: War Office, Directorate of Air, 1942-1948
Physical description: 61 file(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

A Directorate of Air was established in June 1942 as part of the department of the deputy chief of the Imperial General Staff.

It was responsible for the policy, organisation, requirements and general questions concerning Army air support and light aircraft, air liaison sections, airborne and air transported forces including transport aircraft and gliders, parachute, glider pilot and air transport training, general staff, co-ordination with the Air Ministry and liaison with the Royal Air Force. It functioned until 1948.

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