Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Operations Record Books, Miscellaneous Units
|Title:||Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Operations Record Books, Miscellaneous Units|
This series consists of Operation Record Books (form 540) and appendices (form 541) for units of the RAF other than Commands, Wings, Squadrons or Stations. Also included are some ORBs for Dominion Air Force units operating as part of the RAF during the Second World War. Although the system of Operation Record Books started after the First World War, few Books in this series date from before the mid 1930s.
Arranged under headings including Air Sea Rescue Units, Embarkation Units, Instruction Units, RAF Regiment Squadrons, Air Ministry Experimental Stations, Maintenance Units, Operational Training Units, Reconnaissance and Interpretation Units and Training Units.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||4946 files and volumes|
|Access conditions:||Open unless otherwise stated|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
Ministry of Defence , from 1973
|Accruals:||Series is accruing|