425 Squadron [entry point]


425 Squadron [entry point]
RCAF 425 (Alouette) Squadron [entry point]


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425 Squadron was a French Canadian squadron formed at RAF Dishforth in June 1942 with Wellingtons as part of 4 Group, transferring to the Canadian 6 Group in January 1943. From May to October 1943 the squadron was based in North Africa before returning to RAF Dishforth and re-joining 6 Group but now equipped with Halifaxes. It moved to RAF Tholthorpe in December 1943 from where it operated Halifaxes until its final operation before converting to Canadian-built Lancasters in May 1945 in time to return to Canada in June 1945.

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Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
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Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
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Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
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“425 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 15, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6342.

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