608 Squadron [entry point]
At the start of the war 608 Squadron was in Coastal Command in a maritime reconnaissance role equipped successively with Ansons, Bothas, Blenheims and Hudsons. It was disbanded in Italy on 31 July 1944 but reformed the next day at RAF Downham Market with Mosquitos as part of the 8 Group Light Night Striking Force. The squadron flew the last Bomber Command bombing operation on 2 May 1945.Refinements:
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