Catalogue description Air Ministry, British Air Forces of Occupation, Germany and Allied Commission for Austria (British Element), Air Division: Papers

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Reference: AIR 55
Title: Air Ministry, British Air Forces of Occupation, Germany and Allied Commission for Austria (British Element), Air Division: Papers
Description:

This series contains papers relating to the British Air Forces of Occupation (Germany) and the Air Division Allied Commission Austria (British Element). They cover all aspects of operations, administration and disarmament, and include Orders of Battle for 2nd TAF (Tactical Air Force), the wartime precursor of British Air Forces of Occupation (BAFO). A large proportion of the papers derives from the MREUs (Missing Research and Enquiry Units) and Missing Research and Enquiry Service (MRES), relating to their post-war work in Europe.

Date: 1941-1957
Related material:

For further records of the Allied Commission for Austria (British Element) see Foreign Office, Division within FO

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 359 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , 1975-2008

Accruals: No further accruals are expected

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