Browse Items (365 total)

  • Contributor is exactly "Nigel Moore"

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 157 Squadron reformed in December 1941 as a night fighter and intruder squadron flying Mosquitos. The squadron transferred to Bomber Command in May 1944 as part of 100 Group. The squadron was based at…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 158 Squadron formed at RAF Driffield in February 1942 from the renumbering of 104 Squadron. Equipped with Wellingtons in 4 Group the squadron moved to RAF East Moor to convert to Halifaxes. A move to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 161 Squadron was formed at RAF Newmarket in February 1942 in a Special Duties role in 3 Group. After a brief spell at RAF Graveley it moved to RAF Tempsford in April 1942 where it stayed until the end…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 162 Squadron was formed in the Middle East in January 1942 and operated Blenheims, Wellingtons and Baltimores in a radar and radio calibration role until disbanding in September 1944. The squadron…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses From July 1942 to June 1943, 163 Squadron operated Hudsons in a communications role in North Africa. The squadron reformed in January 1945 at RAF Wyton as part of 8 Group. It was equipped with Mosquitos…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 166 Squadron was equipped with Whitleys at RAF Abingdon and used as a training squadron before merging with other units in 1940 to become 10 Operational Training Unit. In January…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 169 Squadron formed in June 1942 as a tactical reconnaissance army co-operation squadron flying P-51s. The squadron was disbanded in September 1943 but reformed the following day at RAF Ayr in a night…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 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…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 171 Squadron was formed at RAF Gatwick in June 1942 in an Army co-operation role equipped with P-40s and P-51s. It was disbanded in December 1942. The squadron reformed in September 1944 at RAF North…

See all Archive items 178 Squadron was formed in January 1943 in Egypt as a heavy bomber squadron and spent the war operating in North Africa, Italy and the Balkans using B-24s and Halifaxes.Refinements: Artwork TextMap …

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 18 Squadron was equipped with Blenheims and sent to France as part of the Air Component of the British Expeditionary Force. In May 1940 the squadron returned to Britain at RAF…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 180 Squadron was formed in 2 Groupat RAF West Raynham in September 1942. The squadron was equipped with B-25s and also flew from the nearby satellite station at RAF Great Massingham. In October 1942 the…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939 185 Squadron was based at RAF Cottesmore flying Hampdens and Herefords in a training role. In April 1940 it was absorbed into 14 Operational Training Unit. 185 Squadron was reformed in…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 186 Squadron was formed in 1943 initially as an Army support squadron but then as a fighter-bomber squadron flying Hurricanes, Typhoons and Spitfires until being renumbered as 130 Squadron in April…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 189 Squadron reformed at RAF Bardney in October 1944 as part of 5 Group. Operating Lancasters the squadron moved to RAF Fulbeck in November 1944 but returned to RAF Bardney in April 1945 from where it…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 192 Squadron re-formed in January 1943 in 3 Group at RAF Gransden Lodge with Wellingtons, Halifaxes and Mosquitos. By late 1943, via a move to RAF Feltwell, the squadron was at RAF Foulsham in 100 Group…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 195 Squadron first formed as a fighter-bomber squadron with Typhoons from November 1942 to February 1944. The squadron reformed with Lancasters in October 1944 in 3 Group at RAF Witchford before moving…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 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…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 199 Squadron was formed as part of 1 Group at RAF Blyton in November 1942 flying Wellingtons. It moved to RAF Ingham in February 1943 but in June 1943 it transferred to 3 Group at RAF Lakenheath and…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 206 Squadron spent the war serving in Coastal Command in anti-shipping and anti-submarine roles. Aircraft used included Ansons, Hudsons, B-17s and B-24s. It had spells based in Northern Ireland,…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 207 Squadron was a training squadron equipped with Battles and Ansons at RAF Cranfield. In December 1939 it moved to RAF Cottesmore where it became part of 12 Operational Training…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 21 Squadron was in 2 Group based at RAF Watton with Blenheims. From June to October 1940 the squadron operated out of RAF Lossiemouth following which it returned to RAF Watton to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses By September 1939, 214 squadron was flying Wellingtons as part of 3 Group stationed at RAF Methwold. From February 1940 to October 1942 the squadron was based at RAF Stradishall, converting to Stirlings…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses By September 1939 215 Squadron was a training squadron equipped with Ansons, Harrows and Wellingtons and became 11 Operational Training Unit. During this period it used RAF Honington, RAF Bramcote and…

See all Archive items 216 Squadron was based in the Middle East throughout the war. It was initially a bomber-transport squadron with Bombays and Valentias but from 1941 focussed solely on transport role. The Bombays were superseded by Hudsons and…
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2