No 298 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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NO 298 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History:Formed at Thruxton in August 1942.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 298 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

A hand proper holding a dagger in bend sinister thrusting to the dexter.
Motto:Silent we strike.

Origin/meaning

The Badge is symbolic of the Airborne Operations of the Unit, which callled for Speed, Accuracy and Silence in attacking the Enemy. It was approved in June 1945.


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