226 Squadron [concept]

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226 Squadron [concept]

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In September 1939 226 Squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force in France flying Battles. It suffered heavy losses and regrouped at RAF Sydenham before moving to RAF Wattisham with Blenheims as part of 2 Group in May 1941. The squadron converted to Bostons in November 1941 and moved to RAF Swanton Morley in December 1941. Converting to B-25s in May 1943 the squadron moved to RAF Hartford Bridge in February 1944 as part of the Second Tactical Air Force. It operated in support of the Normandy campaign and subsequently moved into Europe.

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“226 Squadron [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6325.

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