|No. 177 Squadron RAF|
|Active||11 Jan 1943 -1 Jul 1945|
|Branch||Royal Air Force|
|Motto(s)||Latin: Silentur in medias res (Silently into the midst of things)|
|Squadron Badge||Two cannon and a viper|
History[edit | edit source]
Formation in World War II[edit | edit source]
The squadron was formed at RAF Amarda Road and Allahabad India on 14 January 1943. It was equipped with Beaufighters and began operations against the Japanese in September 1943. The squadron converted to rocket armament for operations in Burma and disbanded on 1 July 1945.
Aircraft operated[edit | edit source]
|May 1943||May 1944||Bristol Beaufighter||VIC|
|Nov 1943||Jul 1945||Bristol Beaufighter||X|
References[edit | edit source]
- C.G.Jefford (1988). RAF Squadrons. UK Airlife Publishing. ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
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