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See all Archive items | See all wartime losses By September 1939, 218 Squadron was stationed in France as part of the Advanced Air Striking Force equipped with Battles. After suffering heavy losses the squadron moved back to England in May 1940 to…

See all Archive items 222 Squadron was a day fighter squadron in Fighter Command until June 1944 when it transferred to the Second Tactical Air Force as part of the Normandy Campaign. The squadron was initially equipped with Blenheims but operated…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 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…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 227 Squadron spent most of the war as an anti-shipping and maritime reconnaissance squadron equipped with Beaufighters operating in the Mediterranean area. The squadron reformed in November 1944 at RAF…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 23 Squadron spent most of the war as a night fighter and intruder unit. Initially flying Blenheims it successively operated Havocs and Bostons before converting to Mosquitos in December 1942. After a…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 239 Squadron reformed in 1940 as an Army co-operation unit flying Lysanders. During 1941 the squadron switched to fighter reconnaissance and ground attack roles with P-40s, Hurricanes and then P-51s. In…

See all Archive items 25 Squadron served as a night fighter unit in Fighter Command throughout World War Two. Progressing from Blenheims to Beaufighters to Mosquitos it performed defensive, intruder and bomber escort roles. Refinements: Artwork …

See all Archive items 296 Squadron was an airborne forces squadron formed in January 1942. As part of 38 (Airborne Force) Group it used Whitleys, Albemarles and Halifaxes to tow gliders and drop parachute troops to support airborne…

See all Archive items 297 Squadron was formed in January 1942 at RAF Netheravon and was the first airborne forces squadron; in 1943 it became part of 38 (Airborne Force) Group. Initially equipped with Whitleys the squadron converted to Albemarles in…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 300 Squadron was one of four Polish squadrons in Bomber Command and was formed in July 1940 at RAF Bramcote with Battles and manned by Poles who had escaped from Poland and of France. The squadron moved…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 301 Squadron was one of four Polish squadrons in Bomber Command and was formed with Battles at RAF Bramcote in July 1940. The squadron moved to RAF Swinderby in August 1940 where it converted to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 304 Squadron was one of four Polish Squadrons in Bomber Command. It was formed in August 1940 at RAF Bramcote with Battles. In December 1940 it became part of 1 Group, moved to RAF Syerston and…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 305 Squadron was one of four Polish Squadrons in Bomber Command. It was formed at RAF Bramcote in August 1940 with Battles but in December 1940 it moved to RAF Syerston in 1 Group and converted to…

See all Archive items 31 (Coastal) Squadron South African Air Force was formed in December 1939 in Natal and the Eastern Province. It flew Ju 86s, Ansons and a single Blenheim until being disbanded in July 1942. It reformed as a heavy bomber…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 311 Squadron was the only Czechoslovakian squadron in Bomber Command. It was formed at RAF Honington in July 1940 from Czech Air Force crew who had escaped to the United Kingdom. It was part of 3 Group…

See all Archive items 32 Squadron was operating Hurricanes in 1939 in Fighter Command and took part in the Battle of Britain. It later operated in North Africa and Greece and ended the war flying Spitfires. The squadron is currently the Royal…

See all Archive items 320 Squadron was formed with Dutch personnel in June 1940 at RAF Pembroke Dock. It formed part of Coastal Command with Ansons and Hudsons until it was merged into 321 Squadron. The combined squadron continued operating within…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 342 Squadron, a Free French unit, formed in April 1943 at RAF West Raynham in 2 Group equipped with Bostons. It moved to RAF Sculthorpe from May to July 1943 but transferred to the Second Tactical Air…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 346 (Guyenne) Squadron was one of only two Free French Squadrons to fly operationally in Bomber Command. The squadron was an original French unit and fought until the fall of France in 1940 when it…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 347 (Tunisie) Squadron was one of only two Free French Squadrons to fly operationally in Bomber Command. The squadron was an original French unit and fought until the fall of France in 1940 when it…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 35 Squadron was a training unit, equipped with a mix of Battles, Ansons and Blenheims. It was based successively at RAF Cranfield, RAF Bassingbourn and RAF Upwood before it became 17…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 40 Squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force in France equipped with Battles. On returning to Britain in December 1939 at RAF Wyton in 2 Group it converted to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses The squadron was formed with Wellingtons in April 1941 at RAF Driffield as part of 4 Group. It was the first Canadian squadron to join Bomber Command. From June to August 1941 the squadron was at RAF…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 408 Squadron was a Canadian squadron formed in June 1941 at RAF Lindholme as part of 5 Group equipped with Hampdens. It moved a month later to RAF Syerston where it stayed until December 1941 before…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 415 Squadron was a Canadian squadron formed in August 1941 in Coastal Command. Initially operating Hampdens in a torpedo-bomber role it later re-equipped with Wellingtons and Albacores. In July 1944 the…
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