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These types of records fall in the department codes AIR, CAB or ADM.
Operations record books (ORBs) may provide extra information about servicemen or women where details in the service records are patchy.
Reports on operations in series AIR 1 for South Russia, Mesopotamia, Afghanistan and India are searchable by county in our catalogue.
Files relating to policy, including some concerned with operations are below: Records of the combined operational planning committee, from June 1943 to June 1945 are in series AIR 42.
Reports on operations are in series AIR 5 under Code 57/3 and in series AIR 9.
Search for squadrons records in the operations record books (AIR 27) online.
Prior to the formation of the RAF in April 1918, operational records which survive for the period from 1914 to 1918 also relate to the RFC or RNAS.
From 1919 to 1939, the RAF was involved in a number of campaigns in the Middle East and India.
ORBs exist for different units within the RAF and are in the department code AIR.