RAF Bodney [entry point]

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RAF Bodney [entry point]

Description

RAF Bodney was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 5 miles (8 kms) south of Swaffham.

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The station opened in 1940 as a satellite to RAF Watton in 2 Group. It was initially used by the Blenheims of 21 Squadron and 82 Squadron. 21 Squadron had spells away from the station which was then briefly used by 105 Squadron with Blenheims and 90 Squadron with B-17s. 21 Squadron returned in March 1942 and started to convert to Venturas but moved away before becoming operational with the type. In May 1943 the station was transferred to the United States Army Air Force until the end of the war.

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Map                                Text. Correspondence
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Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
Physical object. Clothing          Text. Poetry
Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
Sound                              Text. Training material
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“RAF Bodney [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 1, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21796.

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