emblem RAF RAF No 149 (East India) Squadron

Vickers Wellington Mk.IA RAF 149 Squadron OJN R1593 Mildenhall, Suffolk

Photo 01: Vickers Wellington Mark IC, R1593 'OJ-N', of No 149 Squadron RAF undergoes routine servicing in a dispersal at Mildenhall, Suffolk, while being loaded with 250-lb GP bombs in readiness for the forthcoming night raid on Hamburg, Germany.

Photo 02: VAircrew of No. 149 Squadron RAF gather by one of the Squadron's Vickers Wellington Mark IAs at Mildenhall, Suffolk, following a training sortie.

Photo 03: Three Vickers Wellington Mark IAs of No. 149 Squadron RAF make a low pass over the hangars at Mildenhall, Suffolk, watched by a group of aircrew on the ground.

Three Vickers Wellington Mark IAs of No. 149 Squadron RAF overflying their base at Mildenhall, Suffolk, at sunset.

Vickers Wellington Ic RAF 149Sqn OJW and OJN in flight Aug 1940 IWM HU107788

Vickers Wellington Mk IC bombers of No. 149 Squadron in flight, circa August 1940.

Imperial War Museum IWM HU 107788 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205260176

Vickers Wellington Ic RAF 149Sqn OJM OJW and OJN W5444 Aug 1940 IWM HU107813

Vickers Wellington Ic RAF 149Sqn OJM OJW and OJN W5444 Aug 1940 IWM HU107812

Vickers Wellington Mk IC bombers of No. 149 Squadron in flight, circa August 1940.

Imperial War Museum IWM HU 107812 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205260175

Imperial War Museum IWM HU 107813 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205260174

IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover - COD/CLOD skins
 
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-D P9248 Mildenhall 1940
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-E R3160 Mildenhall 1940
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-F P2517 Mildenhall 1940
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-M R3206 Mildenhall 1940
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-M R3206 Mildenhall 1940 NM
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-N P9273 Mildenhall 1940
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-N P9273 Mildenhall 1940 NM
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-O T2897 Mildenhall 1940
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-W P9245 Mildenhall 1940
  CLOD game skin by Keith checkmysix C6 Wellington MkI RAF 149Sqn OJ-W P9245 Mildenhall 1940 NM

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    Web References: +

  • History of RAF Organisation: http://www.rafweb.org
  • IWM London Lambeth Road London SE1 6HZ Webstite http://www.iwm.org.uk
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/

 

This webpage was updated 8th November 2021

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