No 21 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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NO 21 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History: Raised at Netheravon in July 1915.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 21 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

A hand erased at the wrist holding a dumb-bell.
Motto: Viribus Vincimus.

Origin/meaning

The Dumb-bell was used as a Badge in 1917 and symbolises strength. This is further alluded to by the Motto which translates as "By strength we conquer". The badge was granted in July 1939.

Literature: Image from Wikimedia Commons


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