83 Squadron [entry point]


83 Squadron [entry point]


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At the start of the war 83 Squadron were part of 5 Group based at RAF Scampton flying Hampdens. The squadron converted to Manchesters in December 1941 and then to Lancasters in May 1942. It transferred to the new Pathfinder Force in August 1942 at RAF Wyton but in April 1944 transferred from 8 Group back to 5 Group to act as a marker squadron based at RAF Coningsby.

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Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
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Photograph                         Text. Memoir
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“83 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 29, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6276.

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