RAF Feltwell [entry point]

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RAF Feltwell [entry point]

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RAF Feltwell was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 10 miles (16 kms) north-west of Thetford.

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It opened in April 1937 as part of 3 Group. In September 1939 37 Squadron occupied the station flying Wellingtons. By November 1940 the station was occupied by 75 Squadron and 57 Squadron also flying Wellingtons. In August 1942 the station was transferred to 2 Group with Venturas of 464 Squadron and 487 Squadron but by April 1943 it was back in 3 Group. It was used by the Bombing Development Unit and 192 Squadron with a mix of Wellingtons, Mosquitos and Halifaxes whose role was intercepting Luftwaffe radio transmissions. Lancasters from 3 Lancaster Finishing School later used the site.

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“RAF Feltwell [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 3, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5668.

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