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No. 164 Squadron RAF

No. 164 Squadron of the Royal Air Force was a fighter squadron during the Second World War.


No. 164 Squadron RAF was originally founded on 1 June 1918, but never received aircraft and was disbanded on 4 July 1918. The squadron was reformed at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, on 6 April 1942, as a fighter squadron initially equipped with Spitfire Mk VAs, becoming operational in early May.

Around 600 Argentine volunteers, mostly of Anglo-Argentine descent, joined the British and Canadian Air Forces, many in the 164 Argentine-British RAF squadron, whose emblem featured an Argentine sun with a lion passant.[http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=143472 Wartime RAF ...

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