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I would guess that the UK media of the time didn't want to use "RAF" because the initial conflict with some other organisation that they mention now and then.

As Homer Simpson would say: d'oh! That's cleared, then. Thanks :-)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Sep 23rd, 2005 at 09:57:36 AM EST
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