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By Michael Napier

 In the seven many years because the moment global warfare, 14 Squadron has operated a big selection of plane varieties (Mosquitoes, Vampires, Venoms, Hunters, Canberras, Phantoms, Jaguars and Tornados) in a desirable number of roles. for far of this time, the Squadron used to be established in Germany on the entrance line of the chilly conflict, however it additionally participated within the Gulf struggle in 1991, in operations over Iraq from 1991-2009, within the Kosovo clash in 2000 and latterly throughout the warfare in Afghanistan, to begin with with the twister GR4 after which with the Shadow R1. at the present time the Squadron operates in nice secrecy in an Intelligence, Surveillance, goal Acquisition and Reconnaissance role. 

Having had entry to log-books, modern diaries, maps and pictures, in addition to oral and written debts from loads of ex-Squadron individuals, the writer has been capable of produce as entire an account as is shortly attainable of the operational heritage of 14 Squadron within the moment 1/2 the 20th century and the outlet years of the twenty-first.

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