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    Default Middle East Marauder Squadrons

    Hello,
    Which/ RAF Marauder Squadrons were there in the Middle East in 1944 apart from the SAAF Squadrons ?
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    Hello Alex,
    There was 14 Squadron until September 1944 and 39 was converted in December.
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    Thank you Phil, so mainly SAAF at that moment in time.

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    Yes, Nos. 12, 21, 24, 25 and 30 SAAF used the Marauder in 1944-1945. The first two to convert were Nos. 12 and 24 from Boston end 1943 - beginning 1944.

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    Balkan Air Force markings


    Marauder III HD570/W, 39 Sqn RAF, Balkan Air Force



    Attack on Rab island, Croatia, April 8 1945



    Marauders of 39 Sqn in the Middle East after the war. Mk.III 'O' HD644 in the distance,
    Mk.III 'L' HD674 (ex 'X', damaged on 11.3.1945. Mk.III HD558 was marked 'X' since.)

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