August

In August 1940, RAF personnel from Northern Ireland were mong those invovled in the Battle of Britain but there were many other August events in wartime.

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29th August

A ceremony took place at Cluntoe Airfield on 29th August 1943. The Royal Air Force completed a handover of the airfield to the United States Army Air Force.

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30th August

The USAAF began operations from Cluntoe Airlfield at Ardboe, Co. Tyrone. The military air base became USAAF Station 238 and stationed up to 3,500 personnel.

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31st August

Events which occurred on 31st August each year during World War Two and how they affected the people of Northern Ireland and those based there in wartime.