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Date > 1900 > 1940-1949 > 1947

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Type: Document
Description: Like some transport units which began in the Burma-India theatre of World War Two, 436 Squadron has seen its overall role unchanged and the list of aircraft flown shows the squadron to still fly large transports.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: As part of the Canadian Forces unification process, a number of common support services, such as medical and dental, were launched on the road to integration. Similarly, the officer training system at the Military Colleges in Kingston, Royal Roads and St. Jean were unified. The 1961-62 Glassco Commission made recommendations to rationalize the military services, as the percentage of the military budget being consumed by people was growing and equipment was not being replaced.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This resource provides a short profile of 437 Transport Squadron from its inception in 1944 to disbandment and reformation. The squadron continues to fulfill the transport role for Canadian forces today.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Image
Online Reference Books
Description: Lancaster bombers were converted into reconnaissance aircraft after the Second World War and remained in service until 1956. Starting in 1947, Lancasters photographed 3.5 million sq. mi. (5.6 million sq. km.) in the Canadian North and Arctic and established the first accurate maps of these immense areas. (DND, PCN-2950)
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A short history of 424 'City of Hamilton' Transport and Rescue Squadron is provided with a list of aircraft flown in the roles it performed.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The history of 413 'Tusker' Transport and Rescue Squadron is provided in an excerpt from "Canadian Flying Operations in SE Asia", by TW Melnyk. A list of aircraft flown by the unit is included.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: After serving in both operational and auxiliary fighter capacities 442 Squadron was eventually reactivated for the transport and rescue role. The many aircraft types it has flown are listed here.
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
Description: Historical highlights of 401 "City of Westmount" Tactical Helicopter and Training Squadron is presented here along with a list of aircraft flown by the unit.
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
 

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