TACTICAL AND TENACIOUS

126 WING RCAF

DONALD NIJBOER DETAILS THE WORLD WAR TWO EXPLOITS OF126 WING ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE

WORLD WAR TWO

Spitfire VZ-H of 412 Squadron is taxied out fully loaded with three bombs at B.80 Volkel, on October 19, 1944. ALL DONALD NIJBOER UNLESS STATED

The Royal Canadian Air Force’s 126 Wing proved itself to be one of the most efficient airfighting entities in history. It was the highest-scoring fighter wing in the RAF’s Second Tactical Air Force (2 TAF), and from D-Day to VE Day, roughly 11 months, it would claim an astounding 333 enemy aircraft shot down.

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