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by Temujin
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Battles
Topic: 437 Squadron, RCAF - Operation Market Garden
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: 437 Squadron, RCAF - Operation Market Garden

Below are the Air Operations Records for 437 Squadron, RCAF during the 19 - 23 Sept 1994 Operation Market Garden Re-Supply Operations 48D65855-8AC1-433D-B280-DBFA05CDF848.jpeg C8407B67-D24E-415A-90FC-375F23D8060E.jpeg 0C0CC60A-C221-42FD-8E51-906EB003764F.jpeg 5D83C7EC-C9E1-49A6-B3ED-CE69D2307EA5.jpe...
by Temujin
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Battles
Topic: 437 Squadron, RCAF - Operation Market Garden
Replies: 1
Views: 10

437 Squadron, RCAF - Operation Market Garden

1944 - No.437 (Dakota) Squadron participates in Operation "Market Garden" , the airborne landings at Eindhoven, by towing gliders and dropping supplies. Below are the Air Operations Records for 437 Squadron, RCAF during the 17/18 Sept 1994 Operation Market Garden A81825BD-B7FD-4A53-AC0E-1C9133C3EEC7...
by Temujin
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private P.T. Riggs
Replies: 16
Views: 2027

Re: Private P.T. Riggs

BlaRpwgRgirl wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:27 pm
I'm P.T. Riggs grand daughter.
Welcome to Wartimes.ca. Hopefully the information you see posted on this site by various members is informative to you.....AND, if you have any other details please feel free to post on this thread.

Welcome
by Temujin
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LITTLE KNOW CANADIAN FACTS ABOUT WW2
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: LITTLE KNOW CANADIAN FACTS ABOUT WW2

Corps of (Civilian) Canadian Firefighters Persistent German bombing of cities and factories caused great damage in Britain. Canada sought to give help and the Corps of (Civilian) Canadian Firefighters was organized in 1942 to help British firefighters combat the fires caused by the bombing. 422 men...
by Temujin
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Battles
Topic: HMS Nabob and HMS Puncher
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: HMS Nabob and HMS Puncher

FFB64E74-4DAA-414B-95FF-2C72722C4921.jpeg HMS NABOB, photo taken from HMS PUNCHER at Vancouver while both escort carriers were completing in February 1943. PUNCHER (foreground) is in the builders hands, just starting conversion to RN standards, while NABOB is undergoing acceptance trials. Both esco...
by Temujin
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LITTLE KNOW CANADIAN FACTS ABOUT WW2
Replies: 1
Views: 100

LITTLE KNOW CANADIAN FACTS ABOUT WW2

The fourth largest Allied air force By early 1944, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) reached its peak with 215 000 members and 78 squadrons thus making it the fourth largest allied air force after the US Army Air Force (USAAF), the Soviet Air Force and the Royal Air Force (RAF). The world’s third...
by Temujin
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1st Battalion, The Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Honour Roll of Killed, Wounded and POW’s
Replies: 0
Views: 153

1st Battalion, The Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Honour Roll of Killed, Wounded and POW’s

1st Battalion, The Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Honour Roll of Killed and Wounded and POW’s 10 July 1943 to 8 May 1945 2AFC1EDE-B435-4AF9-A9D1-9AED7ABA3DE3.png 816106D8-9470-43FB-8E75-AA32466EADD1.png EE339513-7702-4EB4-BB49-6999EFCE9FC5.png 43280C6B-5DE5-48A1-A3B7-3C8F14C2509C.png FB58CEB8-2CD2-49...
by Temujin
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Ancestry
Topic: Sgt George E Grant, MM, CD - Perth Regiment
Replies: 2
Views: 1009

Re: Sgt George E Grant, MM, CD - Perth Regiment

George’s career AFTER 1945 (he remained in the Army until he retired in 1969) 2CA74571-16E4-4493-AC82-C8F53174E2DA.jpeg 1939 - 1945 = Platoon Sgt, Perth Regiment (Canada, England, Italy) 1945 - 1946 = Weapons Instructor, Canadian School of Infantry, Camp Borden, Ont 1946 - 1950 = Instructor, Canadia...
by Temujin
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brief History of the 2nd Canadian Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, RCA
Replies: 2
Views: 620

Re: Brief History of the 2nd Canadian Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, RCA

Thank you for posting this information RCEME.....always good to get histories etc

Cheers
by Temujin
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Convoy AT.54A
Replies: 3
Views: 793

Re: Convoy AT.54A

Task Force 68 - Escort Ships and Oiler to Convoy AT.54A Destroyers were from Destroyer Squadron 18 USS Chiwawa 585D5333-CBBE-4ED2-B844-44E74F219630.jpeg Tonnage: 5,650 tons light displacement - 21,077 tons fully loaded Dimensions: 502'6" by 68' by 31' - 153.2m by 20.7m by 9.4m Maximum speed: 15 kno...