Heritage History: RCAF 407 Squadron



The first 407 Squadron Wellington XIV crew to fly on D-Day was (left to right): Sgt Bryan, Sgt Smith, Fg Off Hoffman, Fg Off Corrigan, Fg Off Gilchrist and Plt Off E Bowler


The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) played a huge part in the defeat of Germany during World War Two, fielding squadrons across all roles and Commands. No 407 was the second Canadian unit in Coastal Command and, unusually, has spent its whole career on maritime patrol duties.

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