The Royal Observer Corps was first formed loosely in 1914 in response to the threat of bombardment from the air, the objective of this newly formed organisation was to aid in the identification of any incoming enemy aircraft.
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This is a list of Royal Observer Corps (ROC) nuclear monitoring posts incorporated into the United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation (UKWMO). List of Royal Observer Corps / United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation Posts (A–E).
The Volunteer Air Observers Corps (VAOC) was an Australian air defence organisation of World War Two.The VAOC was formed in December 1941 to support the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with its main roles of sighting and observing aircraft over Australia. The VAOC swiftly established thousands of Observation Posts (OP) across the country and provided information to the RAAF's regional.
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It looks at the work of the Royal Observer Corps (ROC), effectively a detachment of the RAF which, having been briefly stood down after the Second World War, was quickly re-established when Cold War threats emerged. Their post-war role involved keeping a watch during the period when international nuclear tension was at its greatest.
~ The Royal Observer Corps - S e a borne O perations on D D ay ~ Background. The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) provided reliable, early identification of approaching hostile ships and planes for gunners with the aim of inflicting the maximum damage and destruction on the enemy, while reducing incidents of Allied losses to so called 'friendly fire'.In essence, their skill was in the early.
The Royal Observer Corps Association has a National Committee of ten members representing the five original Areas of the Royal Observer Corps in the United Kingdom at Stand-down in 1991. The Association is further divided into 25 individual Group Associations, each with its own management committee and representing the boundaries of the Royal Observer Corps Groups.
A history of the Royal Observer Corps in the North East of England No. 23 Group Durham A history of the Royal Observer Corps in the North East of England No. 23 Group Durham. description Object description. Bibl.:p. NO. 23 GROUP ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS ARCHIVE COMMITTEE. No. 23 Group Royal Observer Corps Archive Committee.
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This is a list of Royal Observer Corps (ROC) nuclear monitoring posts incorporated into the United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation (UKWMO). List of Royal Observer Corps / United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation Posts (A–E) List of Royal Observer Corps / United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation Posts (F–K).
Chronological history of the ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS. The Royal Observer Corps was a uniformed volunteer organisation, which has enjoyed a long association with the Royal Air Force. The badge of the Royal Observer Corps depicts a beacon lighter of Elizabethan times; these beacon-lighters were recruited from the local population and were organised and paid for by the County Sheriff.
Description of the flag. While browsing I.O. Evans's book Flags of the World (1971), I noticed that there are several other flags used by the Royal Air Force. These are (the text is quoted from the book): Founded in 1925 to identify enemy aircraft, the Royal Observer Corps places its own emblem, instead of the Air Force roundels, in the fly of the Royal Air Force ensign.
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During the war I served in the Royal Observer Corps, I was in the RAF together with my father. A lot of people mentioned how unusual it was to have a father and a daughter serving together.
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During the war after being invalided out of the army and put back on the road to recovery I joined the Royal Observer Corps. I completed 3000 hours of tracking enemy fighters and bombers.
Sparetime warning team members were activated, through a rehearsed Transition To War telephone calling card procedure, by wholetime Royal Observer Corps officers located at the twenty five group.
This book recounts the detailed history of the underground posts, their equipment and the crews that operated them, from their inception in 1956 to their closure in 1991. It also chronicles the fate of the many posts that have survived until the present day, either abandoned to vandals and natural decay, or lovingly restored.
The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was a civil defence organisation intended for the visual detection, identification, tracking and reporting of aircraft over Great Britain. It operated in the United Kingdom between 29 October 1925 and 31 December 1995, when the Corps civilian volunteers were stood down (ROC headquarters staff at RAF Bentley Priory stood down on 31 March 1996).
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Above ground looking out over the Tay Estuary …. but what’s below? But it belies the scale of the former three-storey Royal Observer Corps (ROC) monitoring post buried 20 feet underground.