157 Squadron [entry point]


157 Squadron [entry point]


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157 Squadron reformed in December 1941 as a night fighter and intruder squadron flying Mosquitos. The squadron transferred to Bomber Command in May 1944 as part of 100 Group. The squadron was based at RAF Swannington until the end of the war apart from a 5 week spell in July-August 1944 when it was located at RAF West Malling to intercept V-1s. The squadron operated in an intruder role against German night fighters and their stations in order to support Bomber Command operations.


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“157 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 10, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21763.

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