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London, England-RAF Uxbridge is the locaton of the Battle of Britain Bunker. The station is best known as the HQ's of No. 11 Group RAF, which was responsible for the aerial defence of London and the south-east of England during the Battle of Britain. It controlled fighter squadrons operating within the group. The Operations Room was also responsible for providing air support during the evacuation of Dunkirk in May 1940 and the D-Day landings. The Operations Room or "Hole" was manned by about 21 Air Force women called WAAF'S positioned around the plotting table working in pairs called plotter and teller. The teller received outside information and the plotter would keep track of this information on the plotting table. The colorful tote board stands behind the plotters and gives the status of all the squadrons based at the airfields.

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Taken on August 15, 2012