57 Squadron [entry point]


57 Squadron [entry point]


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In 1939, 57 Squadron was flying Blenheims and sent to France as part of the air component of the British Expeditionary Force. In May 1940 it was assigned to 2 Group at RAF Wyton but then moved to Coastal Command in Scotland. It returned to Bomber Command with 3 Group in August 1940, flying Wellingtons from RAF Feltwell. In August 1942 the squadron transferred to 5 Group at RAF Scampton with Lancasters and moved to RAF East Kirkby in August 1943, where it stayed until 1945.


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“57 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6267.

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