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Date > 1900 > 1950-1959

 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: A vital factor throughout Canadian military history has been the role of the militia or reserves. While there has been a shift from a small professional core of soldiers supporting a larger militia, to a small militia supporting a larger regular force; society has seen the necessity of funding both groups.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This report outlines the political situation in Korea that required military intervention under the agreements of NATO. In January 1951, the Canadian House of Commons announced a three-year program to provide troops in Korea. The report describes the formation of the 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group, a schedule of its training, organization of the group, chain of command, equipment policy and other pertinent information.
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Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: 423 'Eagle' Maritime Helicopter Squadron has assumed mainly maritime operational roles since inception in 1942. The aircraft flown by the squadron is listed here.
Site: National Defence
 
Title: 402 Squadron
 
Type: Document
Description: A brief history of 402 'City of Winnipeg' Transport and Training Squadron and a list of aircraft flown by the unit.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Image
Online Reference Books
Description: The de Havilland Chipmunk trainer was used to train pilots during the 1950s and 1960s. This photograph was taken at the RCAF Primary Flight School at Borden, Ontario in July 1965. (Canadian Department of National Defence, PCN-5597)
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: The Infantry Brigade Groups formed for Korea and Europe became the standard formation of the Canadian Army. By 1955 there were four Brigade Groups - three in Canada and one in Europe. People, rather than units, were rotated for service overseas. In 1970 the Brigade Group in Europe was co-located with the reduced Air Division in Lahr, Germany, and as soon as the Soviet threat disappeared in 1993 - so did the Canadian units stationed in Europe.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: Some 22 Canadian soldiers are buried in a cemetery on the edge of the town of Gaza.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The 434 Squadron shows a wider variety of roles and more continuous history than many RCAF units. A list of aircraft the unit has flown is provided.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This historical profile of 411 'County of York' Tactical Helicopter Squadron includes a list of aircraft flown by the unit.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The decades of the "Cold War" were a time of dynamic change in the world order and the role of the Canadian Signals forces expanded and evolved significantly to adapt to various new challenges.
Site: National Defence
 

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