RAF East Wretham [concept]


RAF East Wretham [concept]


RAF East Wretham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Thetford.

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It opened in March 1940 in 3 Group. It was initially used as a dispersal satellite station by the Wellingtons of 311 Squadron from RAF Honington. The squadron made a permanent move to RAF East Wretham in September 1941, staying until April 1942. 115 Squadron took up residence in June 1942 with Wellingtons before converting to the radial-engined Lancaster Mk 2 in March 1943. The station transferred to the United States Army Air Force in August 1943 until the end of the war.



“RAF East Wretham [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 27, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21795.

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