153 Squadron [entry point]


153 Squadron [entry point]


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153 Squadron was formed as a night-fighter squadron in October 1941 and flew Defiants, Blenheims and Beaufighters. In December 1942 the squadron moved to North Africa and also operated Beaufighters, Hurricanes and Spitfires from Sardinia until it was disbanded in September 1944. 153 Squadron reformed in October 1944 at RAF Kirmington with Lancasters as part of 1 Group. The squadron moved immediately to RAF Scampton from where it operated until the end of the war. It took part in Operation Manna, dropping food to the Dutch in the last days of the war.

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“153 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6303.

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