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In the Dispersal Hut at Rochford airfield, the telephonist logs a call from the Control Tower, confirming that 12 Spitfires are successfully airborne. In the background, a 'spare' 121 Eagle Sqn pilot reads a book.

IWM Photo - D9513

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  • No. 121 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 121 'Eagle' Squadron

    Squadron
    'On 14 May 1941, No. 121 was reformed at Kirton-in-Lindsey as the second 'Eagle' Squadron to be manned by American volunteers. Equipped with Hurricanes, it began defensive patrols in October but in November it converted to Spitfires. It moved to North...

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Date Contributor Update
26 February 2016 10:01:37 Al_Skiff Changes to caption, unit associations and place associations
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Date Contributor Update
23 November 2015 17:37:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and unit associations
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IWM Photo.

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