6 Things You Didn’t Know About the RCAF-RAF Relationship

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Jul 11 · 3 min read
In addition to the Royal Air Force, Canadians also flew with the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Service during the First World War. Credit — RCAF
Despite never being flown in combat, the Burgess-Dunne was Canada’s first military aircraft. Credit — Naval History and Heritage Command
Members of the RAF’s 242 “Canadian” Squadron. Credit — Vintage Wings of Canada
Pilots running towards their Hurricanes, Battle of Britain. Credit — RCAF
Second World War recruitment poster. Credit — Wikipedia
The Victoria Cross, the most prestigious military award in the Commonwealth. Credit — Vimy Foundation
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