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No. 148 Squadron RAF

No. 148 Squadron
Country UK
Branch Royal Air Force
Motto Trusty

No. 148 Squadron of the Royal Air Force has been part of the RAF since World War I.


148 Squadron Halifax loaded with supplies reading for dropping to Yugoslav Partisans, at Brindisi, Italy

As No. 148 (SD) Squadron it was reformed as a special duties squadron and part of the Balkan Air Force in World War II. It dropped men and materiel behind enemy lines in the occupied countries such as Yugoslavia, Poland etc.

No. 148 operated the Vickers Valiant nuclear bomber out of RAF Marham, Norfolk from 1 July 1956 until 28 April 1965.

Aircraft operated

Date of introduction of aircraft into 148 squadron

External links

  • 148 Squadron (Special duties-SOE) RAF Commemorative Website

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