RAF Mauripur [entry point]


RAF Mauripur [entry point]


RAF Mauripur was located in what is now Pakistan, 4 miles (6 kms) north-west of Karachi. Prior to independence and partition in 1947 RAF Mauripur was in British India.

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The station opened in 1942 and primarily used as a transit station on flights from Britain out to the Far East. From October 1943 117 Squadron flying C-47s was based there in a transport role to supply troops fighting behind Japanese lines.

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“RAF Mauripur [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21842.

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