78 Squadron [entry point]


78 Squadron [entry point]


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By September 1939, 78 Squadron was at RAF Dishforth in 4 Group flying Whitleys. It was acting as a reserve squadron and from December 1939 to July 1940 it was based at RAF Linton on Ouse. Returning to RAF Dishforth the squadron became operational in July 1940. From April 1941 to October 1941 the squadron was located at RAF Middleton St George and from then to June 1942 at RAF Croft where it converted to Halifaxes. The squadron had further spells at RAF Middleton St George and RAF Linton on Ouse before moving to RAF Breighton in June 1943 where it remained for the rest of the war.

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“78 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6274.

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