171 Squadron [entry point]

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171 Squadron [entry point]

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171 Squadron was formed at RAF Gatwick in June 1942 in an Army co-operation role equipped with P-40s and P-51s. It was disbanded in December 1942. The squadron reformed in September 1944 at RAF North Creake in 100 Group Bomber Command in a radio countermeasures role. Initially equipped with Stirlings it converted to Halifaxes in October 1944.

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“171 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 4, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21762.

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