Catalogue description Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Department of the Chief of the Air Staff: Registered Files

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Reference: AIR 8
Title: Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Department of the Chief of the Air Staff: Registered Files
Description:

Records of the Chief of the Air Staff who, as professional head of the Royal Air Force, is responsible for Royal Air Force policy, the conduct of air operations, the fighting efficiency, equipment, training and disposition of RAF formations and intelligence and communications matters. The series also contains records of the Vice, Deputy and Assistant Chiefs of the Air Staff.

Date: 1916-1989
Related material:

Papers of Marshal Sir John Slessor are held in AIR 75

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: ID2 and ID3 file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 3719 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Air Ministry , from 1965

Accruals: Series is accruing

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