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RAF Hal Far. Malta



3rd October 1939 Seaplane base on Malta

January 1940 Malta air defence very small

18th April 1940 Training unit mobilised

11th June 1940 Malta under attack

19th June 1940 Bombers attack

21st June 1940 Flying accidents

22nd June 1940 Relief air forces arrive

27th June 1940 Seaplanes arrive

29th June 1940 Spare parts amd more aircraft required

5th July 1940 New airbase on Malta

August 1940 New Flight established

13th August 1940 Three aircraft lost

15th August 1940 Air raid on airfield

20th August 1940 Airfields bombed

6th September 1940 First Marylands delivered

15th September 1940 Luftwaffe attack on Malta

27th September 1940 Airfield bombed again

10th October 1940 Malta claims urgent need for reinforcements

17th October 1940 Reconnaissance

2nd November 1940 Navigator takes control

9th November 1940 Maryland missing

January 1941 Runway extended

18th January 1941 Airfields bombed

22nd July 1941 Defence of Malta

February 1942 Airbase fit for bombers.

18th April 1942 Aircraft destroyed on the ground

June 1943 On the Move

14th April 1944 RAF base transferred to the Navy


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RAF Hal Far. Malta

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