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1940: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (87)1941: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (113)1942: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (138)1943: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (148)1944: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (166)1945: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (142)1946: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (84)1947: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (81)1948: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (83)1949: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (84)Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications
 
 

Date > 1900 > 1940-1949 > 1947

Subject > Armed Forces

 
Type: Document
Online Reference Books
Description: The most striking change to the Canadian military after the WW2 was the integration and unification of the forces. Previous attempts sought to unify the command of the forces under civilian control. The Defence Minister, Brooke Claxton, created a single headquarters in 1947 and introduced a single Deputy Minister to integrate the administrative functions.
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: Image
Online Reference Books
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: Some units of Canada's air force have fulfilled diverse roles during their careers, as is the case with 427 'Lion' Tactical Helicopter Squadron. The aircraft flown by the squadron are listed here.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A historical profile of 409 Combat Support Squadron is provided as well as a list of aircraft flown by these pilots.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: 444 Squadron was formed after World War Two and served in various roles before transforming into a helicopter combat support squadron.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: After being formed as a fighter squadron twice, 443 Squadron was reactivated for maritime helicopter missions in 1974. It maintains this function today.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This report outlines the changing responsibilities and significance of the positions of Deputy Minister of National Defence and Deputy Minister of Militia and Defence since 1867. Includes a list of the individuals who have held these positions.
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Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: For thirty five years the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals was a highly successful and profitable commercial operation serving the needs of Canadians in the far north. With the many services it had provided to the country the Corps was the only branch of the Armed Forces that expanded during the Great Depression of the 1930s. It was also the only military activity which provided the Canadian Government with a net profit.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Like many Canadian air units formed during the Second World War, 408 'Goose' Tactical Helicopter Squadron has assumed various roles in its history. A brief profile is included in this resource along with a list of aircraft flown.
Site: National Defence
 

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