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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
Online Reference Books
Description: Obstacles to French Canadian participation in the armed forces included instruction and training in English, few Francophone units, and the lack of facilities or units using French outside Quebec. Even the training at College Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean was limited by summer training in English only. Francophone attrition rates was highest within the Navy.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The history of 416 'Lynx' Tactical Fighter Squadron, currently the last of the CF-18 fighter squadrons in the Canadian Forces, is presented here with a list of aircraft it has flown.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This historical profile of 403 "City of Calgary" Helicopter Operational Training Squadron includes a list of aircraft flown by the unit.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: Post World War Two, the role and strength of the Canadian Permanent Forces would be influenced by domestic political imperatives and external strategic change.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: From fighter bomber to tactical helicopter role the history of 438 Squadron is briefly detailed here. Aircraft flown by the 438 are listed.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The post-war Canadian Army endeavoured to provide the proper proportion of French-speaking Reserve Force units for the supporting arms and services required by the formations to be mobilized within Quebec in the event of a national emergency. But until the late spring of 1946 no thought appears to have been given to the necessity of ensuring that French-speaking officers and other ranks were equally well represented in all corps of the Active Force. This report discusses some of the efforts made to improve the situation.
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Site: National Defence
 
 
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Online Reference Books
Description: Except for a few details, the full dress uniform of officer cadets at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario, remained essentially the same since the college was founded in 1874. As shown in this 1954 photo, only the shakos and pith helmets worn on parade by first-class officer-cadets disappeared, replaced by pill-box caps. (Canadian Department of National Defence, ZK-2049)
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This resource describes the historical highlights of 418 'City of Edmonton' Transport and Rescue Squadron from its inception at Debden, England, 15 November 1941, to its disbandment on 22 June 1994.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A general discussion of some of the personnel problems that confronted the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRENs), the Canadian Women's Army Corps (CWACs), and the Royal Canadian Air Force (Women's Division) (WDs) during the Second World War.
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Site: National Defence
 
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