The year 1957

A little music from the time . . .

 

192 Squadron Washingtons by Dave Forster 

192 Squadron acquired three RB-29As as replacements for its three Lincolns in the first half of 1952. The first two aircraft (WZ966, WZ967) arrived at Watton in April and were…

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A Typical Day in the Life of a “DEV B” SAC at Watton 1957 – 1959 

5043999 SAC Cox – Geoff to his friends! Our barrack block was on the airfield side of the camp, very close to No.2 hangar and it meant you had to…

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Peter Long’s brief history of Watton – 1957

Development Squadron started the year with an unusual task. In February three of their Lincolns detached to RNAS Culdrose to take part in ‘Search and Rescue trials’ conducted by the…

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