No 295 Squadron, Royal Air Force
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NO 295 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE
History: Formed at Netheravon in August 1942.
A hand manacled and couped at the wrist proper holding a sword pomelled and hilted Or in its scabbard in bend sinister gules.
Motto: Ex caelo auxilium = Aid from the skies.
The Sword in the Scabbard symbolises delivery of Weapons to nations in enemy-held territory represented by the manacled hand. The badge was granted in July 1945.
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