427 Squadron [entry point]


427 Squadron [entry point]
RCAF 427 (Lion) Squadron [entry point]


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427 Squadron was a Canadian squadron formed in November 1942 at RAF Croft equipped with Wellingtons as part of 4 Group. The station and squadron transferred to the Canadian 6 Group in January 1943 and the squadron then moved to RAF Leeming in May 1943 where it converted to Halifaxes. It converted to Lancasters in February 1945 which it used until the end of the war. The squadron took part in Operation Exodus, the repatriation of ex-prisoners of war.

Artwork                            Text
Map                                Text. Correspondence
Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
Moving image                       Text. Log book and record book
Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
Physical object. Clothing          Text. Poetry
Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
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“427 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 14, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6344.

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