431 Squadron

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Title

431 Squadron

Description

Top - squadron photograph of a large number of airmen sitting and standing in three rows in front of, and on top of the wings, engines and cockpit of a Halifax, Captioned 'No 431 Squadron RCAF March 1944, C.O. Wing Commander W Newsum DFC "Big Bill", the aircraft "B" Baker failed to return that night'.
Bottom left - document giving details and history of 431 (Iroquois) Squadron RCAF, included bases and aircraft flown.
Bottom right - document with brief history of 431 Squadron giving operational performance, sorties and losses and point of interest.

Date

1944-03

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Language

Format

On b/w photograph and two printed documents mounted on an album page

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Identifier

PSparkesW17010008

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Citation

“431 Squadron,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 21, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36298.

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