RAF Watton [entry point]


RAF Watton [entry point]


RAF Watton was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 9 miles (14 kms) south-west of Dereham.

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It opened in 1939 as part of 2 Group and was initially used by 21 Squadron and 82 Squadron, both with Blenheims. 105 Squadron, also with Blenheims, replaced 21 Squadron in July 1940.  In January 1942 RAF Watton became a non-operational advanced flying training station until July 1943 when it was handed over to the United States Army Air Force for the rest of the war.

Artwork                            Text
Map                                Text. Correspondence
Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
Moving image                       Text. Log book and record book
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 Watton [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 10, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21806.

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