Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Institutional links

Timeline

SELECT A CENTURY

SELECT A DECADE

SELECT A YEAR / SUBJECT BY YEAR

1970197119721973197419751976197719781979 
1970: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (72)1971: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (71)1972: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (70)1973: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (69)1974: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (69)1975: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (69)1976: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (67)1977: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (67)1978: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (66)1979: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (66)Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders
1970: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (80)1971: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (80)1972: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (80)1973: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (80)1974: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (79)1975: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (78)1976: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (77)1977: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (77)1978: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (76)1979: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (76)Wars, Battles and Conflicts
1970: Armed Forces (106)1971: Armed Forces (103)1972: Armed Forces (102)1973: Armed Forces (101)1974: Armed Forces (100)1975: Armed Forces (100)1976: Armed Forces (96)1977: Armed Forces (95)1978: Armed Forces (88)1979: Armed Forces (87)Armed Forces
1970: Strategy and Tactics (9)1971: Strategy and Tactics (8)1972: Strategy and Tactics (8)1973: Strategy and Tactics (8)1974: Strategy and Tactics (7)1975: Strategy and Tactics (7)1976: Strategy and Tactics (7)1977: Strategy and Tactics (7)1978: Strategy and Tactics (7)1979: Strategy and Tactics (7)Strategy and Tactics
1970: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (67)1971: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (63)1972: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (61)1973: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (60)1974: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (60)1975: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (59)1976: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (58)1977: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (58)1978: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (58)1979: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (58)Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications
 
 

Date > 1900 > 1970-1979 > 1972

 
Type: Document
Description: Like many "400" series squadrons 404 Maritime Patrol and Training Squadron has changed roles and aircraft during its history. A description of these changes is provided on this page.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The history of 426 'Thunderbird' Transport Training Squadron is found here as is a list of aircraft it flew.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: Participation in NATO accelerated Canada's military rearmament program after the Second World War, and remained a high political priority even when reductions affected the size of the forces in Europe. NATO's political and economic aspects were seen as essential for Canadian security, and even promoted the 1980's rearmament programs.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Like many "400" series squadrons, 422 Tactical Helicopter Squadron had various roles before its eventual disbandment. A list of aircraft flown in those roles is provided.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Like several of its sister units, 439 Squadron has changed functions since inception. Beginning in the fighter bomber role in 1943, the squadron now flies helicopters and training aircraft in preparation for combat support.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: The Persian Gulf War of 1990-91 most resembled the Korean War with Canada sending elements from all three services. Participation was limited as Canadians were also deployed elsewhere around the world on United Nations.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This resource describes the historical highlights of 419 Squadron in all its incarnations from formation in December, 1941 to recent disbandment in June, 1995.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: A new Liberal government in 1963 chose a new mission for the reserves - survival training and territorial defence, with a reduced size. Following this decision, the size of the reserves fluctuated, as the relevance of the militia and their role became less apparent.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: Major-General George R. Pearkes served in both World Wars and was Minister of National Defence when NORAD was established. He later became Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A historical profile and aircraft list are provided here for the 415 Maritime Patrol Squadron.
Site: National Defence
 

Policy - External Hyperlinks

All search result links will open in a new browser window. We have made every reasonable effort to ensure that all links from the Gateway are accurate and reliable. However the Department of National Defence is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information contained on external sites. Please be aware that hyperlinks do change from time to time and in some cases those changes may not be reflected immediately. Please contact us if you encounter broken links. (More on Important Notices...)