No. 175 Squadron RAF


No. 175 Squadron RAF
No. 175 Squadron RAF
Typhoon rearming.jpg
Hawker Typhoon Ib EK139 N "Dirty Dora" being armed with 500 lb (227 kg) concrete practice bombs in late 1943
Active 3 March 1942 - 29 September 1945
Country United Kingdom
Branch Royal Air Force
Motto Stop at nothing

No. 175 Squadron RAF was a part of Second Tactical Airforce No. 83 Group RAF in support of World War II Normandy landings, and supported the allied advance through France Holland and Belgium on into Germany. The squadron was active from under canvas on Temporary Landing Grounds in a matter of days after the D-Day landings. The squadron initially flew Hawker Hurricane fighters and was later outfitted with Hawker Typhoons prior to the invasion. The squadron was based in various locations during World War II such as RAF Redhill and RAF Dunsfold.

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