40 Squadron [entry point]


40 Squadron [entry point]


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At the start of the war 40 Squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force in France equipped with Battles. On returning to Britain in December 1939 at RAF Wyton in 2 Group it converted to Blenheims. RAF Wyton and 40 Squadron transferred to 3 Group and converted to Wellingtons in November 1940 before the squadron moved to RAF Alconbury in February 1941. In October 1941 the squadron was sent to Malta from where it moved successively to North Africa and Italy. By the end of the war it was operating B-24s.

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“40 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6261.

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