This is the story of 208 Squadron, ex-
In a history of this kind, written so many years after the events have taken place, it is difficult if not impossible to do full justice either to the phases through which the Squadron has passed or to the members of the Squadron who helped to create its fine tradition. The object, therefore, has been to provide, in as much detail as possible, a chronological outline of events adding a little colour wherever possible.
The first section is a summary of the book “Naval Eight” which was compiled by the founder-
For the rest the information has been extracted almost entirely from the Squadron’s-
Though this book only scratches at the surface of its subject it is hoped that it will jog the memories of those who served on the Squadron and help them fill in the absent details.