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.Refinements:
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