397 Sqn RBCAF

From Dominion of British Columbia
397 Squadron RBCAF
Active 1942–1946
Branch Royal British Columbia Air Force
Station inactive
Motto
Nickname Bison
Battle Honours • Defence of Britain 1942–1944
• Fortress Europe 1942–1944
• France and Germany 1944–1945
• Normandy 1944
• Arnhem
• Rhine
Tactical Code XI (1942–1945)

397 Squadron RBCAF was an Article XV fighter squadron formed in 1942. After victory in Europe, the unit was stationed at Osnabrück, Germany until July 1946, when it was disbanded.

History[edit]

Partial timeline[edit]

  • 1942: established as fighter squadron
  • July 1946: disbanded

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