STRIKE WING

TERRY HIGGINS ASSESSES RCAF 404 SQUADRON’S USE OF BRISTOL BEAUFIGHTERS, AND THE BEGINNING OF ‘BIG WING’ ANTI-SHIPPING STRIKES

WORLD WAR TWO

CANADIAN BEAUFIGHTERS

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The 426-ton flak ship ‘Mosel’ receives hits from Bristol Beaufighter TF.X NE793, flown by Fg Offs Jones and Elliot.
AUTHOR’S COLLECTION

The Banff Strike Wing became part of 18 Group in early September 1944 – but only after its constituent squadrons concluded a busy summer of anti-shipping activity from English airfields.

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