169 Squadron [entry point]

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169 Squadron [entry point]

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169 Squadron formed in June 1942 as a tactical reconnaissance army co-operation squadron flying P-51s. The squadron was disbanded in September 1943 but reformed the following day at RAF Ayr in a night fighter and intruder role with Mosquitos. In December 1943 the squadron moved to RAF Little Snoring and joined 100 Group Bomber Command charged with defending the bomber stream from German night fighters. 169 Squadron moved to RAF Great Massingham in June 1944 from where it continued its night fighter and intruder role until it was disbanded in August 1945.

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“169 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 3, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6310.

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