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See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 426 Squadron was a Canadian squadron formed in October 1942 at RAF Dishforth with Wellingtons as part of 4 Group. The station and squadron transfered to the Canadian 6 Group in January 1943. In June…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 425 Squadron was a French Canadian squadron formed at RAF Dishforth in June 1942 with Wellingtons as part of 4 Group, transferring to the Canadian 6 Group in January 1943. From May to October 1943 the…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 424 Squadron was a Canadian squadron formed in October 1942 with Wellingtons at RAF Topcliffe as part of 4 Group, transferring to the Canadian 6 Group the following January. In April 1943 the squadron…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 420 Squadron was a Canadian squadron formed in December 1941 at RAF Waddington as part of 5 Group. It was initially equipped with Hampdens but converted to Manchesters in April 1942. In August 1942 the…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 419 Squadron was a Canadian squadron formed in December 1941 at RAF Mildenhall in 3 Group, equipped with Wellingtons. From August to November 1942 it had short spells at RAF Leeming, RAF Topcliffe and…

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…

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…

RAF Leeming was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 7 miles (11 kms) south-west from Northallerton. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in June 1940 as part of 4 Group. 10 Squadron arrived in July…

RAF Wyton was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire, 4 miles (6 kms) north-east from Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It first opened in 1916 but reopened in 1936 as part of 2 Group. 139…

RAF Waterbeach was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire 5 miles (8 kms) north-east from Cambridge.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in March 1941 as part of 3 Group with the Wellingtons of 99…

RAF Warboys was a Bomber Command station in Cambridgeshire 7 miles (11 kms) north-east of Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station opened in August 1942 as part of 3 Group. 156 Squadron moved in with…

RAF Upwood was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire 7 miles (11 kms) north of Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby Originally opened in 1916 RAF Upwood re-opened in 1937. In September 1939 it was…

RAF Sutton Bridge was located in Lincolnshire, 5 miles (8 kms) north of Wisbech.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyConstruction began in 1926 as a grass airfield for use by units using the Holbeach range and it was taken…

RAF Snaith was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 7 miles (11 kms) south-west of Goole.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened with tarmac runways in July 1941 as part of 1 Group. 150 Squadron with…

RAF Sandtoft was a Bomber Command training station located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south-west from Crowle.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in December 1943 with concrete runways and was part of 1…

RAF Metheringham was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 10 miles (16 kms) south-east of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in October 1943 as part of 5 Group. 106 Squadron took up…

RAF Mepal was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire 7 miles (11 kms) west from Ely.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in April 1943 as part of 3 Group. Initially it was used by 1665 Heavy Conversion…

RAF Lindholme (also known as Hatfield Woodhouse) was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 7 miles (11 kms) north-east of Doncaster.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station, originally called RAF Hatfield…

RAF Ingham (also known as RAF Cammeringham) was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 8 miles (13 kms) north of Lincoln.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1940 as part of 1 Group as a satellite of…

RAF Graveley was a Bomber Command station located in Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire) 4 miles (6 kms) south from Huntingdon. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in March 1942 as part of 3 Group. 161…

RAF Glatton was located in Huntingdonshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south of Peterborough.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in January 1944 and used by the United States Army Air Force station for B-17s of the Eighth…

RAF Full Sutton was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 9 miles (14 kms) east of York.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in May 1944 as part of 4 Group when 77 Squadron took up residence equipped with…

RAF Finningley was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 4 miles (6 kms) south-east of Doncaster. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1936 and by September 1939 RAF Finningley was in 5 Group with 7…

RAF Faldingworth was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 5 miles (8 kms) south-west from Market Rasen.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in July 1943 as part of 1 Group. It was first used by 1667…

RAF East Moor was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 8 miles (13 kms) north of York.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in June 1942 as part of 4 Group with the arrival of the Halifaxes of 158 Squadron,…
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