|No. 182 Squadron RAF
||25 August 1942 – 30 September 1945
|| United Kingdom
|| Royal Air Force
||Fearless I direct my flight
||A gauntlet holding a sword
||XM (August 1942 - September 1945)
No. 182 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed as a fighter-bomber unit in World War II.
Formation in World War II
The squadron formed on 25 August 1942 at RAF Martlesham Heath and was supplied with Hurricanes and Typhoons. It then operated the Typhoons from several locations in the United Kingdom including RAF Snailwell, RAF Lasham, RAF Odiham and RAF Hurn. It attacked V-1 flying bomb launch sites and supported the Normandy landings in June 1944. It then relocated to France where it followed the allied advance across Europe seeking targets of opportunity. It disbanded in Lubeck, Germany on 30 September 1945.
Aircraft operated by no. 182 Squadron RAF
- ↑ C.G.Jefford (1988). RAF Squadrons. UK Airlife Publishing. ISBN 1-85310-053-6.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>