425 Squadron [concept]

Title

425 Squadron [concept]
Alouette Squadron; [concept]

Description

425 Squadron was formed in June 1942 as part of 4 Group Bomber Command, transferring to 6 Group in January 1943. In May 1943 it left for North Africa and operated from bases there until returning to the UK in November. It re-joined 6 Group and flew Main Force raids until June 1945 when it returned to Canada and disbanded there in September
It was stationed at: RAF Dishforth and RAF Tholthorpe.
Aircraft flown included: Wellington, Halifax and Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 256

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Terry Hancock

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Citation

“425 Squadron [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 20, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6342.

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