RAF Davidstow Moor

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What do you know about RAF Davidstow Moor and it's role during WW2
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Question 1

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When did RAF Davidstow Moor become operational during WW2?
Answer
  • October 1942
  • October 1941
  • September 1942

Question 2

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Davidstow Moor was a 'Coastal Command' air station. What was Coastal Commands primary task during WW2?
Answer
  • To bomb enemy installations in France?
  • To perform search and rescue operations?
  • To protect allied convoys from the German Kriegsmarine's U-Boat & E-Boat forces?

Question 3

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What two nationalities, apart from British aircrews, were stationed at Davidstow Moor?
Answer
  • French
  • American
  • Polish
  • Canadian
  • Belgian

Question 4

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During the war RAF Davidstow Moor was used to test an experimental radar system. What was the name of the system?
Answer
  • GAC - Ground Approach Control Radar
  • AGC - Approach Ground Control Radar
  • GCA - Ground Control Approach Radar

Question 5

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What other experimental system was used at Davidstow Moor?
Answer
  • LIDO
  • FIDO
  • HIHO

Question 6

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Which one of these aircraft was NOT flown from Davidstow Moor on a regular basis?
Answer
  • Bristol Beaufighter
  • Supermarine Spitfire
  • Lockheed Hudson

Question 7

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What was the nickname given to the 'Bay Of Biscay' by German U Boat Crews?
Answer
  • The Bay Of Death
  • The Sea Of Death
  • The Valley Of Death

Question 8

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In 1944 over 20% of U-Boat losses were inflicted by RAF Coastal Command.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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