Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

665 (Air Observation Post) Squadron

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BADGE /MOTTO

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BATTLE HONOURS

Second World War

FRANCE AND GERMANY, 1945

LINEAGE

This Canadian Army squadron was authorized as '665 (Air Observation Post) Squadron' 22 January 1945.1
Disbanded 30 September 1945.2

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on air observation operations in Great Britain and the Netherlands with 'Fighter Command', the First Canadian Army and '2nd Tactical Air Force'.3


1. AFRO 1296/45, Appendix "B"; Memorandum, Wing Commander G.P. Hedges, for DAS, 22 December 1944, file/dossier S.2-45-666 (DAS), Kardex 181.002 (D368)

2. Information Memorandum No 144, 23 July 1945, file/dossier S.2-45-665 (DAS), Kardex 181.002 (D367)

3. Information Memorandum No 113, 19 April 1945, file/dossier S.2-45-665 (DAS), Kardex 181.002 (D367); Information Memorandum No. 100, 12 January 1945, file/dossier S.2-45-666 (DAS), Kardex 181.002 (D368); Allied Expeditionary Air Force, Stanmore RAF - Fighter Command, no date/sans date, Document Collection/ collection de documents 72/360

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