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No.242 Squadron Combat Report for 15 September 1940

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This report was apparently assembled at Headquarters No.12 Group from the individual reports compiled by the squadron’s Intelligence Officer. Bader’s comment “It was the finest shambles I have been in…” uses the word in its original meaning – “a place of carnage or wholesale slaughter”.