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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: Document
Description: Among RCAF units the role of 435 Squadron has altered less than most, one change being the addition of rescue missions to its traditional transport duties. A list of aircraft flown shows the squadron to be still flying the large transports.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: From flying bombers to all-weather fighters, the relatively short history of 432 Squadron is provided here with a list of aircraft flown.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: 429 'Bison' (Tactical Airlift) Transport Squadron began as a bomber unit in 1942 and is active today in the tactical transport role.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The focus of this report is the return of Canadian troops to the Dominion after the Second World War. This account describes the planning for the return of Canadian military forces in Europe for service in the Far East or for demobilization, and the way that aim was accomplished.
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Site: National Defence
 
 
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 421 Tactical Fighter Squadron is traced here from inception in 1942 to final disbandment in 1968. A list of aircraft flown by the unit is provided.
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
 
 
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Description: This type of bed gradually replaced wooden double bunks from 1824. Every day, the bed was folded and the mattress rolled up for inspection. Army Circular Memorandum of 12 June 1860.
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
 
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