170 Squadron [entry point]

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170 Squadron [entry point]

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170 Squadron was originally formed in June 1942 as an Army co-operation squadron flying P-51s but was disbanded in January 1944. In October 1944 it was reformed with Lancasters in 1 Group Bomber Command at RAF Kelstern but almost immediately moved to RAF Dunholme Lodge. In December 1944 it moved again to RAF Hemswell. 170 Squadron took part in Operation Manna, dropping food to the Dutch, and Operation Exodus, repatriating ex-prisoners of war, before disbanding in November 1945.

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“170 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6311.

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