Ma' Asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery (formerly known as the Hinaidi RAF Peace Cemetery)
August 2, 2019
Here is a recent satellite photo of the Hinaidi RAF Cemetery, taken earlier this year (2019). I have superimposed a box that shows the approximate perimeter of the cemetery as well as yellow circles around five Iraqi trucks that, at the time the photograph was taken, were using the cemetery grounds as a short cut from the military air base to the main highway, in the southern suburbs of Baghdad. For more details on the Hinaidi RAF Cemetery and the Royal Air Force officers and 'other ranks' who were buried there "between the World Wars", refer to the appropriate pages on my website.
The End of an Old Friend
January 14, 2015
6 Squadron Royal Air Force is about to celebrate its 100th birthday, as it was formed on 31st January 1914 at Farnborough. It seemed a good time to st...