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RAF Squadrons II - Set Mint - Set

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Technical details
  • 25.03.2013
  • Stephen Perera
  • Cartor Security Printers
  • Offset Lithography
  • 4 colours
  • 40 x 36mm
  • 10p 42p 76p £2
About RAF Squadrons II - Set Mint

43 Squadron ‘Gloria Finis’ 43 Squadron was formed in 1916 as part of the Royal Flying Corps. It saw distinguished service during two world wars, producing numerous ‘Aces”. The squadron covered the Dunkirk retreat and fought in the Battle of Britain with Hurricanes. In 1942, the Squadron moved to North Africa, now flying Spitfires begore moving to France in 1944 doing ground attacks, strafing and dive bombing enemy targets. The squadron last operated the Panavia Tornado F3 from RAF Leuchars, Scotland in the air defence role, until being disbanded in July 2009.

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