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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
 
 

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Type: Document
Description: Online article describes the transformation of Newfoundland into a "garrison country" during World War Two and the economic, political and social consequences of this. Includes reading list.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: Stories of the contributions of the industrial centre of Hamilton to the war effort, both through military might and industry, make up a large part of the Spectator clippings in this collection.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: 428 All Weather Fighter Squadron was one Canadian air unit which lasted into the jet age but suffered the fate of disbandment when the Avro Arrow was cancelled. The squadron's history and a list of aircraft it flew are found here.
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: 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: 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
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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: 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: 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
 
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