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Date > 1900 > 1950-1959

 
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: Image
Online Reference Books
Description: The de Havilland Vampire became the first jet fighter to serve in the Royal Canadian Air Force after 86 of them were received in 1946. Designed in Britain during the Second World War, the Vampire could reach speeds of 445 knots (825 km/h). It was retired in 1958. (Canadian Department of National Defence, PC-251)
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This report presents a general account of Canadian participation in the Korean War, from June 1950 to March 1952. This includes her contribution of ground troops and mentions of some of the diplomatic activity arising from the conflict.
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Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The roles of Canadian air squadrons have often changed with time and necessity as in the case of 425 'Alouette' Tactical Fighter Squadron. The types of aircraft the squadron flew are listed.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: From 1965-1980, Colonel C.P. Stacey organized the Directorate of History out of the three former separate Service historical sections. He introduced the practice of writing historical narratives of current operations or on topics of contemporary interest. The Canadian Forces Headquarters Reports deal with peacekeeping, naval aspects of the Second World War, and the organization and structure of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence from colonial times.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Image
Online Reference Books
Description: On 24 and 25 April 1951, the 2nd Battalion of the 'Princess Pats' fought day and night to repel repeated attacks on Kap'yong by the Chinese 118th Division. This action stopped the Chinese advance on Seoul, the Korean capital. Impressed by such gallantry and tenacity, the U.S. president awarded the battalion the American Distinguished Unit Citation, which it has worn ever since. (United States Army Center of Military History, Washington)
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
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A historical profile and aircraft list are provided here for the 415 Maritime Patrol Squadron.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: To most people, The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) is something to read about in the pages of Canadian history--a long ago, albeit great, contribution to the Allied war effort made by Canada during the Second World War. But to Colonel (Ret'd) Cy Yarnell, it was so much more.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The various roles of 430e 'City of Sudbury' Squadron are traced to the present with an accompanying list of aircraft flown by the unit.
Site: National Defence
 

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