427 Squadron [entry point]

Title

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

Description

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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.

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“427 Squadron [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6344.

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