RAF Foulsham [entry point]

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RAF Foulsham [entry point]

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RAF Foulsham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 15 miles (24 kms) north-west of Norwich.

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It opened in October 1942 as part of 2 Group. The first occupants were 98 Squadron and 180 Squadron, both with B-25s. In June 1943 the station transferred to 3 Group and in September 1943 514 Squadron was formed and 1678 Heavy Conversion Flight arrived, both with Lancasters. However the station was transferred to 100 Group in November 1943 and occupied by 192 Squadron with Mosquitos, Wellingtons and Halifaxes in an electronic surveillance role. RAF Foulsham had the FIDO fog dispersal system installed in 1944. 462 Squadron with Halifaxes joined 192 Squadron at the station from December 1944.

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“RAF Foulsham [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 18, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5671.

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