RAF North Creake [entry point]

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RAF North Creake [entry point]

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RAF North Creake was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 6 miles (9 kms) north of Fakenham.

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When construction started in October 1942 the station was originally intended for 2 Group and subsequently 3 Group. However by December 1943 it was in 100 Group and the first unit to arrive was 199 Squadron in May 1944. The squadron operated Stirlings in a radio counter-measures role in support of Bomber Command operations. In September 1944 171 Squadron formed at the station in the same role and also with Stirlings. Both squadrons converted to Halifaxes; 171 Squadron in late 1944 and 199 Squadron in March 1945.

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“RAF North Creake [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 12, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21793.

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