Early days for 442

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Early days for 442 - Ottawa's Squadron Has Had Busy Time LONDON,...
Ottawa's Squadron Has Had Busy Time LONDON, Aug. 8. (CP) The City of Ottawa Typhoon squadron, led by Sqdn- Ldr, William Pentland of- Calgary, roared across the English Channel at 7-25 auv on D-Day to support the British Army on the. north coast above Caen. They have hardly paused since, as the Allied bridgehead spread in . three 'directions. Many of the Squadron's pilots have been together since before the unit went to Alaska In 1942. The first operational sweep (or A t t It uie squadron, wno cm mem-selves the Beavers, came early this year in a flight over the . Channel Islands. :

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 09 Aug 1944, Wed,
  3. Page 15

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