166 Squadron [entry point]

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166 Squadron [entry point]

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In September 1939, 166 Squadron was equipped with Whitleys at RAF Abingdon and used as a training squadron before merging with other units in 1940 to become 10 Operational Training Unit. In January 1943, 166 Squadron was reformed at RAF Kirmington in 1 Group equipped with Wellingtons. It converted to Lancasters in September 1943. At the end of the war the squadron took part in Operation Manna, dropping food to the Dutch.

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“166 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 4, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6309.

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