Download PDF by Chris Ward: 6 Group Bomber Command: An Operational Record

By Chris Ward

ISBN-10: 1848841558

ISBN-13: 9781848841550

6 staff used to be born out of the British Commonwealth Air education Plan (BCATP), which, between different issues known as for the formation of 25 Canadian Squadrons in Britain. This determine was once later downsized. The Canadian imaginative and prescient was once of a Canadian strength working independently along Bomber Command within the demeanour of the yank eighth, yet skillfull negotiating through the British led to Canadian Bomber squadrons working in the RAF less than RAF regulate yet funded via Canada. at the 1st of January 1943 many of the present RCAF squadrons have been introduced jointly on stations in North Yorkshire and County Durham to shape 6 workforce. by means of the tip of the battle 14 Squadrons have been operational and another were published to the Pathfinders. After an doubtful starting the gang grew to become a good and invaluable contributor to Bomber Command's campaigns. starting predominantly with Wellingtons the gang was once re-equipped with a mix of Halifaxes and Lancasters, together with the Hercules powered MkII and the Canadian equipped MKX.

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