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No. 61 Squadron RAF

Index No. 61 Squadron RAF

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73 relations: Armistice of 11 November 1918, Avro Anson, Avro Lancaster, Avro Lincoln, Avro Manchester, Bay of Biscay, Berlin, Borkum, Bristol Blenheim, Cyprus, Destroyer, Dortmund–Ems Canal, English Electric Canberra, Essex, Federation of Malaya, Flight lieutenant, German submarine U-852, Gotha G.V, Handley Page Hampden, Hawker Hart, Kenya, Latin, Le Creusot, Lincoln Imp, London Southend Airport, Malayan Emergency, Mau Mau Uprising, Mönchengladbach, Moi Air Base, Nicosia, Norderney, North Sea, Order of the British Empire, Peenemünde, Prisoner of war, RAF Bomber Command, RAF Coastal Command, RAF Coningsby, RAF Hemswell, RAF North Luffenham, RAF Skellingthorpe, RAF St Eval, RAF Sturgate, RAF Syerston, RAF Upwood, RAF Waddington, RAF Wittering, RAF Woolfox Lodge, Reconnaissance, Rhine, ..., Royal Air Force, Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5, Royal Flying Corps, Rutland, Singapore, Sopwith Camel, Sopwith Pup, Sopwith Snipe, Squadron (aviation), St Eval, Suez Crisis, Sylt, Tønsberg, Tengah Air Base, U-boat, United Kingdom, Victoria Cross, Victory in Europe Day, Wesel, Wick, Caithness, William Reid (VC), World War I, World War II. Expand index (23 more) »

Armistice of 11 November 1918

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.

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Avro Anson

The Avro Anson is a British twin-engined, multi-role aircraft built by the aircraft manufacturer Avro.

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Avro Lancaster

The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber.

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Avro Lincoln

The Avro Type 694, better known as the Avro Lincoln, was a British four-engined heavy bomber, which first flew on 9 June 1944.

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Avro Manchester

The Avro 679 Manchester was a British twin-engine medium bomber developed and manufactured by the Avro aircraft company in the United Kingdom.

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Bay of Biscay

The Bay of Biscay (Golfe de Gascogne, Golfo de Vizcaya, Pleg-mor Gwaskogn, Bizkaiko Golkoa) is a gulf of the northeast Atlantic Ocean located south of the Celtic Sea.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Borkum

Borkum is an island and a municipality in the Leer District in Lower Saxony, northwestern Germany.

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Bristol Blenheim

The Bristol Blenheim is a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company (Bristol) which was used extensively in the first two years and in some cases throughout the Second World War.

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Cyprus

Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.

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Destroyer

In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Dortmund–Ems Canal

The Dortmund–Ems Canal is a long canal in Germany between the inland port of the city of Dortmund and the sea port of Emden.

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English Electric Canberra

The English Electric Canberra is a British first-generation jet-powered medium bomber that was manufactured during the 1950s.

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Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

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Federation of Malaya

The Federation of Malaya (Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; Jawi: ڤرسكوتوان تانه ملايو) was a federation of 11 states (nine Malay states and two of the British Straits Settlements, Penang and Malacca)See: Cabinet Memorandum by the Secretary of State for the Colonies.

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Flight lieutenant

Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt in the RAF and IAF; FLTLT in the RAAF and RNZAF—formerly sometimes F/L in all services) is a junior commissioned air force rank that originated in the Royal Naval Air Service and is still used in the Royal Air Force and many other countries, especially in the Commonwealth.

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German submarine U-852

German submarine U-852 was a Type IXD2 U-boat built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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Gotha G.V

The Gotha G.V was a heavy bomber used by the Luftstreitkräfte (Imperial German Air Service) during World War I. Designed for long-range service, the Gotha G.V was used principally as a night bomber.

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Handley Page Hampden

The Handley Page HP.52 Hampden was a British twin-engine medium bomber of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Hawker Hart

The Hawker Hart was a British two-seater biplane light bomber aircraft of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Le Creusot

Le Creusot is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.

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Lincoln Imp

The Lincoln Imp is a grotesque on a wall inside Lincoln Cathedral, England, and it has become the symbol of the city of Lincoln.

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London Southend Airport

London Southend Airport is an international airport in the district of Rochford within Essex, England, approximately from the centre of London.

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Malayan Emergency

The Malayan Emergency (Darurat Malaya) was a guerrilla war fought in pre- and post-independence Federation of Malaya, from 1948 until 1960.

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Mau Mau Uprising

The Mau Mau Uprising (1952–1964), also known as the Mau Mau Rebellion, the Kenya Emergency, and the Mau Mau Revolt, was a war in the British Kenya Colony (1920–63).

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Mönchengladbach

Mönchengladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Moi Air Base

Moi Air Base, formerly known as RAF Eastleigh and Eastleigh Airport is a military airport located to the east of Nairobi, in the Eastleigh suburb.

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Nicosia

Nicosia (Λευκωσία; Lefkoşa) is the largest city on the island of Cyprus.

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Norderney

Norderney is one of the seven populated East Frisian Islands off the North Sea coast of Germany.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Peenemünde

Peenemünde ("Peene Mouth") is a municipality on the Baltic Sea island of Usedom in the Vorpommern-Greifswald district in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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Prisoner of war

A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.

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RAF Bomber Command

RAF Bomber Command controlled the RAF's bomber forces from 1936 to 1968.

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RAF Coastal Command

RAF Coastal Command was a formation within the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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RAF Coningsby

Royal Air Force Coningsby or more simply RAF Coningsby, is a Royal Air Force station located south west of Horncastle, and north west of Boston, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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RAF Hemswell

Royal Air Force Station Hemswell or more simply RAF Hemswell is a former Royal Air Force station located east of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England.

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RAF North Luffenham

RAF North Luffenham was a Royal Air Force station in Rutland, England, 1940 - 1998.

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RAF Skellingthorpe

Royal Air Force Skellingthorpe or more simply RAF Skellingthorpe is a former Royal Air Force station which was operational during the Second World War.

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RAF St Eval

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RAF Sturgate

Royal Air Force Station Sturgate or more simply RAF Sturgate is a former Royal Air Force station located north of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

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RAF Syerston

RAF Syerston is a Royal Air Force station in the parish of Flintham, near Newark, Nottinghamshire.

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RAF Upwood

Royal Air Force Upwood or more simply RAF Upwood is a former Royal Air Force station adjacent to the village of Upwood, Cambridgeshire, England in the United Kingdom.

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RAF Waddington

Royal Air Force Waddington or more simply RAF Waddington is a Royal Air Force station located south of Lincoln, Lincolnshire and north east of Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England.

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RAF Wittering

Royal Air Force Station Wittering or more simply RAF Wittering is a Royal Air Force station within the unitary authority area of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and the district of East Northamptonshire.

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RAF Woolfox Lodge

Royal Air Force Station Woolfox Lodge is a former RAF aerodrome next to the A1 road in Rutland, UK.

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Reconnaissance

In military operations, reconnaissance or scouting is the exploration outside an area occupied by friendly forces to gain information about natural features and other activities in the area.

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Rhine

--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5

The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 was a British biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War.

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Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

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Rutland

Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Sopwith Camel

The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter aircraft introduced on the Western Front in 1917.

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Sopwith Pup

The Sopwith Pup was a British single-seater biplane fighter aircraft built by the Sopwith Aviation Company.

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Sopwith Snipe

The Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe was a British single-seat biplane fighter of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Squadron (aviation)

A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.

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St Eval

St Eval (S.) is a civil parish and hamlet in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Suez Crisis

The Suez Crisis, or the Second Arab–Israeli War, also named the Tripartite Aggression (in the Arab world) and Operation Kadesh or Sinai War (in Israel),Also named: Suez Canal Crisis, Suez War, Suez–Sinai war, Suez Campaign, Sinai Campaign, Operation Musketeer (أزمة السويس /‎ العدوان الثلاثي, "Suez Crisis"/ "the Tripartite Aggression"; Crise du canal de Suez; מבצע קדש "Operation Kadesh", or מלחמת סיני, "Sinai War") was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by the United Kingdom and France.

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Sylt

Sylt (Sild; Söl'ring North Frisian: Söl) is an island in northern Germany, part of Nordfriesland district, Schleswig-Holstein, and well known for the distinctive shape of its shoreline.

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Tønsberg

Tønsberg is a city and municipality in Vestfold county, southern Norway, located around south-southwest of Oslo on the western coast of the Oslofjord near its mouth onto the Skagerrak.

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Tengah Air Base

Tengah Air Base is a military airbase of the Republic of Singapore Air Force located in the Western Water Catchment, in the western part of Singapore.

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U-boat

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, celebrated on May 8, 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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Wesel

Wesel is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Wick, Caithness

Wick (Inbhir Ùige, Week) is a town and royal burgh in Caithness, in the far north of Scotland.

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William Reid (VC)

William Reid VC (21 December 1921 – 28 November 2001) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._61_Squadron_RAF

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