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Documents from file AIR 8/1356

06 February 2012

The documentary 'Bomber Boys' was shown on BBC1 last night, exploring the rarely-told story of the men who fought and died in the skies above occupied Europe as part of Bomber Command.

In the programme, Colin and Ewan McGregor looked at the 'Butt Report' within file AIR 8/1356, which includes analysis of night photos taken by Bomber Command. This is an open document and available for viewing to all members of the public with a reader's ticket. The AIR 8 series comprises Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Department of the Chief of the Air Staff: Registered Files.

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