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‘Two/Six’ Launched

Sid Jefford’s memoirs of his time on 208 Sqn during a large part of The Second World War constitute a wonderful collection of impressions and experiences as felt by a hardworking, humorous and genial ground crew engineer.
Click here to read a review of ‘Two/Six’ in the Association’s Bibliography, including where to purchase this remarkable account.

26 Jan 21 marked the 30th anniversary of the deployment of Buccaneers to Muharraq, Bahrain.
Click HERE to read Bill Cope’s presentation on Op GRANBY.
Click HERE to read an excerpt from ‘Forever Vigilant’ about 208 Sqn’s contribution to Op DESERT STORM.

Gulf War I - 30 Years Ago

25 February 2021 marks the 75th Anniversary of the infamous terrorist attack on 208 Squadron at Peta Tiqva in Palestine that destroyed seven Spitfires.

Click here to read a short account of the attack and the background to it.

Terrorists Attack 208!

The Association is deeply saddened to announce the death of Flt Lt Freddie Nicholl DFC, who passed away on 14 May 2021. Freddie served with 208 Squadron during 1942 and 1943. Click HERE to read his Obituary, which was published in the Daily Telegraph on 2 June 2021.

Freddie Nicholl In Memoriam

The 2021 Edition of the Association’s Annual Newsletter has been published. To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the disbandment of 208 as a Hunter squadron, this year’s issue is a bumper 20 pages.

Click HERE to read a PDF copy of the Newsletter, which will open in a new window.

2021 Newsletter Published

21 Aug 21 was the 50th anniversary of the end of the Hunter era, the temporary disbandment of 208 Sqn and its withdrawal from the Middle East after 51 years of unbroken service in the region. Click HERE to read an account of the Hunter’s service with 208.

The End of the Mighty Hunter

First Reunion Lunch

Twenty-nine members and their guests attended the first Reunion Lunch in the Association's history at the RAF Club on Sunday 24 October 2021, marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Hunter era.

Click HERE to read a full account of the event.

The 2022 Edition of the Association’s Newsletter has been published. This year’s full colour issue contains articles on Gulf War I, the Return of the Hunter, Meteor Aerobatics, Sopwith Triplanes, the Memoirs of a MT Driver and More about Naval Eight. It also includes details of the 2022 Reunion.

Click HERE to read a PDF copy of the Newsletter.

2022 Newsletter Published

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