Living conditions at Needs Oar Point (193 Squadron)

as told by Rod Davidge to Tim Darling (March, 2007) (email)

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  • 2 pilots per tent.
  • Large tents for the mess and supplies.
  • 48 hour pass to visit London, Plymouth, or Tangmere.
  • The weather was bad a lot of the time which was especially tough for the grounds crew who had to work outside in it.
  • Spent time in the beach house near Needs Oar.
  • Lots of prep time and lectures; kept busy.


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