148 Squadron [concept]


148 Squadron [concept]


148 Squadron was reformed in 1937 and at the start of the war was a training squadron equipped with Ansons and Wellingtons. Subsequently the squadron was reformed in Malta, again with Wellingtons, and saw action in Libya and Egypt. Finally the squadron operated from Libya and Italy in a Special Duties role equipped with B-24s, Halifaxes, Lysanders and Stirlings. In this role the squadron supported resistance movements in southern France, Italy, the Balkans, Greece, Yugoslavia and Poland.

It was stationed at: RAF Stradishall and RAF Harwell.
Aircraft flown included: Anson and Wellington.
Wartime losses: 8


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Nigel Moore


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