Unit History: RAF Mepal

RAF Mepal
Mepal Airfield was an airfield near the village of Mepal, Cambridgeshire, England. It was an "expansion" airfield whose construction commenced in July 1942 and opened in June 1943. It first hosted 75 (NZ) Squadron flying Short Stirlings and later Avro Lancasters. It was used towards the end of the Second World War to prepare Avro Lancaster bombers squadrons such as No. 44 (Rhodesia) squadron for use in Tiger Force
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