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No. 102 Squadron RAAF
102 Sqn (AWM P01355-004)
A No. 102 Squadron B-24 Liberator undergoing a routine inspection in 1945
Country Flag of Australia.svg Australia
Branch Royal Australian Air Force
Service history
Active 31 May 1945 – 19 March 1946
Role Heavy bomber
Battles World War II
Commanders
Insignia

No. 102 Squadron was a Royal Australian Air Force heavy bomber squadron of World War II. The Squadron was only active for less than nine months before being disbanded. No. 102 Squadron was formed at Cecil Plains on 31 May 1945. The Squadron's B-24 Liberator bombers arrived in July. While the Squadron began training on these aircraft, the war ended before it reached operational status. Following the end of the war the Squadron operated in the transport role before being disbanded on 19 March 1946.[1]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Eather 1995, p. 102.

ReferencesEdit

  • Eather, Steve (1995). Flying Squadrons of the Australian Defence Force. Weston Creek, ACT: Aerospace Publications. ISBN 1-875671-15-3. 
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