223 Squadron [entry point]


223 Squadron [entry point]


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In September 1939, 223 Squadron was equipped with Wellesleys and based in Sudan. It served in the Middle East and Mediterranean theatres and was based successively in Yemen, Egypt, Malta and Italy. It operated Blenheims, Bostons, Marylands and Baltimores until being disbanded in Italy in August 1944. The squadron reformed 11 days later at RAF Oulton as part of 100 Group in a Bomber Command support role where it operated B-17s and B-24s in an electronic counter-measures role by disrupting and jamming German radio and radar signals.

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“223 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6324.

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