196 Squadron [entry point]


196 Squadron [entry point]


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196 Squadron was formed at RAF Driffield in November 1942 as part of 4 Group. Moving to RAF Leconfield in December 1942 it was equipped with Wellingtons. In July 1943 the squadron transferred to 3 Group, moved to RAF Witchford in July 1943 and converted to Stirlings. In November 1943 the squadron transferred out of Bomber Command to 38 Group in an airborne support role for the rest of the war. From January to March 1944 it was based at RAF Tarrant Rushton.

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“196 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6318.

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