10 Squadron [concept]


10 Squadron [concept]


10 Squadron was originally formed in 1915 at Farnborough. In 1939, the squadron was part of 4 Group Bomber Command and the Squadron’s Whitleys carried out leaflet-dropping raids over Germany during the early months of the war. The squadron converted to Halifaxes in 1941, and a detachment was sent to Aqir in July 1942, to form the nucleus of No. 462 Squadron. It was transferred to Transport Command in May 1945 and is still operational today.
It was stationed at: RAF Dishforth, RAF Leeming and RAF Melbourne.
Aircraft flown included: Whitley and Halifax.
Wartime losses: 856


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Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin


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