109 Squadron Pathfinders fact sheet

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109 Squadron Pathfinders fact sheet

Description

Gives history of 109 Squadron from reformation on 10 December 1940 until last bombs dropped on 2/3 May 1945. Covers development of blind bombing and Oboe. Moved to RAF Wyton as independent unit of newly formed Pathfinder force. Mentions first Oboe operation 20/21 December 1942. Account of Robert Palmer's operation which resulted in award of Victoria Cross. Includes drawings of squadron badge, Victoria Cross, Mosquito, Robert Palmer, seven squadron commanders, 8 Group and Bomber Command badges. List decorations, total number of operations and casualties.

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One page printed document

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SPalmerRAM115772v10035

Citation

“109 Squadron Pathfinders fact sheet,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38292.

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