In this period of National commemoration of the Centenary of World War I, the Naval 8 / 208 Squadron Association is privileged to publish, for the very first time, the private diaries of Naval 8 Squadron’s first Commanding Officer, Geoffrey Bromet, for the period 1 January 1916 to 31 December 1918.
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On 9 Sep 83, six Buccaneers of 208 and 12 Sqns deployed to RAF Akrotiri as part of Operation PULSATOR to provide air support of British Forces in the Lebanon.
Operation PULSATOR -
35 Members and their guests attended the 2018 Reunion of the Naval Eight / 208 Squadron Association in the President’s Room at the RAF Club on Saturday 20 October 2018.
Wg Cdr Donald Perrens -
On New Year’s Day 2019, Wg Cdr Donald Perrens DSO, 208 Sqn’s most distinguished surviving officer, celebrated his 100th Birthday.
The Infamous Israeli Incident
7 January 2019 marks the 70th Anniversary of the infamous incident when 4 208 Sqn Spitfire Mk XVIIIs were shot down by Israeli forces.
Sid Jefford’s memoirs of his time on 208 Squadron during a large part of The Second World War constitute a wonderful collection of impressions and experiences as felt by a hardworking, humorous and genial ground crew engineer.