War preparation

Preparation for War (September 1939 - 10 November 1939)

First reinforcements
02Sep

First reinforcements

First reinforcements (4 October 1939) The day of 4 October 1939 is marked by the arrival of several pilots to reinforce the No.615 Squadron. However, the majority of them are relatively

First trainings
02Sep

First trainings

First trainings, first losses The entry into action of No.615 Squadron is fast with a series of alerts in the early days of September. Thus, on 6 September, the A Flight

Transfer to France
11Sep

Transfer to France

Transfer to France (10 November 1939) On 4 October, No.615 Squadron learns its imminent transfer to France to join the Air Component of the British Expeditionary Force. This choice may seem