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Unit History: RAF Ein Shemer Palestine

RAF Ein Shemer Palestine
RAF Ein Shemer was a Royal Air Force station in Palestine between 1945 and 1948. Since 1948, it has been the Israeli Army base Ein Shemer Airfield.
 
Operational units
No. 6 Squadron RAF (1946) Supermarine Spitfire LF9
No. 13 Squadron RAF (1946) de Havilland Mosquito PR34
No. 18 Squadron RAF (1946) Avro Lancaster ASR3
No. 32 Squadron RAF (1946-1948) Supermarine Spitfire IX and FR18
No. 37 Squadron RAF (1947) Avro Lancaster MR3
No. 38 Squadron RAF detachment (1946-1947) Avro Lancaster GR3
No. 178 Squadron RAF (1945) Consolidated Liberator VI
No. 208 Squadron RAF (1946-1948) Supermarine Spitfire VII and FR18
No. 214 Squadron RAF (1945) Consolidated Liberator VIII
No. 621 Squadron RAF (1946) Avro Lancaster ASR3
No. 651 Squadron RAF (1946-1947) Auster III and Auster AOP6
No. 680 Squadron RAF (1946) de Havilland Mosquito PR34



Added on 29/07/2010

621 Squadron which converted from Warwicks to 18
Squadron with Lancasters. The Sqn task at that time was to deter Illegal Immigration into Palestine.
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Active From: 1945 - 1948

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