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CHS - FEATURE OF THE MONTH

JUNE

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This booklet lists the Cranwellians lost at the time of the Dunkirk and D-Day campaigns, and contains newsreels of the two events that can be played on line or downloaded depending on your browser settings.Info

UK Armed Forces Day is 26 June, BUT how many Cranwellians have served in foreign air forces? See below:

Pre WWII & WWII

Post WWII & WWII

This album reviews the training of students from Siam (Thailand), India and Iraq prior to WWII and the significant training contribution made by the College SFTS to allied forces during WWII.Info
For a quick view of the Global reach of College training over the past 100 years, extending to 57 different nationalities, click the map which will take you to an Executive Summary. The sign post on the 'landing page' will bring you back to this 'Feature of the Month' page.Info
Following the war, the College resumed its Flight Cadet training scheme that occasionally included foreign students. However, with the centralisation of all officer training at Cranwell under the Single Gate Initial Officer Training scheme in 1979, the College considerably extended its reach as this album shows. WARNING WIP. Awaiting data for 2017-2020Info