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No. 206 Squadron R.A.F.

Description of the Squadron's BadgeAn octopus
Squadron's Motto:Nihil nos effugit (Nothing escapes us)
Formation date:
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Brief History Disbanded 8/17 and Reforming as Bomber 1/1/18 (bomber). Renumbered No.47 1/2/20 and Reformed Coastal Command 15/6/36. Disbanded 25/4/46 and reformed 17/11/47 (Transport) and disbanded 20/2/50. Reformed 27/9/52 maritime recon Coastal Command.
Battle Honours:
Honours marked with '*' are emblazoned on the Squadron Standard): Western Front 1916-1918*, Arras 1917*, Lys, Channel and North Sea 1939-1945*, Atlantic 1939 and 1941-1945*, Dunkirk, Invasion Ports 1940, Fortress Europe 1940 and 1942*, German Ports 1940 and 1942, Biscay 1941 and 1943-1944*, Bismarck*, Baltic 1945, South Atlantic 1982, Gulf 1991
Squadron Bases & Airfields Equipment Used and Dates
Anson I 6/36-6/40
Hudson I 3/40-8/42
Hudson II 4/41-1941
Hudson III 4/41-8/42Hudson IV 4/41-1941
Hudson V 6/41-8/42
Fortress II/IIA 7/42-4/44
Liberator VI 4/44-4/46
Liberator VIII 3/45-4/46
York C1 11/47-2/50
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Posted: 3 years 2 weeks ago by Gary #4593
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Wow look at the weathering on the underside and the panel lines are so clear, a good reference picture for modellers there, cheers David.
Posted: 3 years 2 weeks ago by David.N #4592
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206 Squadron changed over to number code 4 in 1944.

From 'Combat Codes' by Vic Flintham and Andrew Thomas.