Download e-book for iPad: 6 Group Bomber Command: An Operational Record by Chris Ward

By Chris Ward

ISBN-10: 1848841558

ISBN-13: 9781848841550

6 crew was once born out of the British Commonwealth Air education Plan (BCATP), which, between different issues referred to as for the formation of 25 Canadian Squadrons in Britain. This determine was once later downsized. The Canadian imaginative and prescient used to be of a Canadian strength working independently along Bomber Command within the demeanour of the yank eighth, yet skillfull negotiating by means of the British ended in Canadian Bomber squadrons working in the RAF less than RAF keep watch over yet funded by means of Canada. at the 1st of January 1943 many of the present RCAF squadrons have been introduced jointly on stations in North Yorkshire and County Durham to shape 6 workforce. by way of the tip of the warfare 14 Squadrons have been operational and another were published to the Pathfinders. After an doubtful starting the crowd grew to become a good and priceless contributor to Bomber Command's campaigns. starting predominantly with Wellingtons the gang was once re-equipped with a mix of Halifaxes and Lancasters, together with the Hercules powered MkII and the Canadian equipped MKX.

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