XV Squadron


XV Squadron
15 Squadron [entry point]


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In September 1939, 15 Squadron, was flying Battles and deployed in France as part of the Advanced Air Striking Force. The squadron returned to Britain in December 1939 at RAF Wyton in 2 Group and converted to Blenheims. From April to May 1940 the squadron was based at RAF Alconbury but returned to RAF Wyton until August 1942. In November 1940 the station and 15 Squadron transferred to 3 Group and the Blenheims were replaced by Wellingtons which, in turn, were superseded by Stirlings in April 1941. From August 1942 to April 1943 the squadron was at RAF Bourn following which it was based at RAF Mildenhall for the rest of the war where it converted to Lancasters in December 1943.

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Map                                Text. Correspondence
Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
Moving image                       Text. Log book and record book
Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
Physical object. Clothing          Text. Poetry
Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
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“XV Squadron,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6254.

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