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History of 143 (RCAF) Wing

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The formation of Second Tactical Air Force (2nd T.A.F.) on June 1 1943, gave birth to 143 Wing, R.C.A.F. on 10th January 1944. Like all wings in T.A.F. its role was to support the army in the field. The Squadrons forming the wing arrived overseas individually: 438 Squadron, 439 Squadron and 440 Squadron embarking 2nd November 1943, 15th December 1943...

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