Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

666 (Air Observation Post) Squadron

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This Canadian Army squadron was authorized as '666 (Air Observation Post) Squadron' 5 March 1945.1
Disbanded 30 September 1945.2

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on air observation operations in Great Britain under 'Fighter Command' and '2nd Tactical Air Force'.3


1. AFRO 1296/45, Appendix "B"; Information Memorandum No 100, 12 January 1945, file/dossier S.2-45-665 (DAS), Kardex 181.002 (D367)

2. Cypher Message 5583, 4 September 1945, file/dossier S.2-24 (DAS), Kardex 181.009 (D718)

3. Information Memorandum No 100, 12 January 1945, file/dossier S.2-45-665 (DAS), Kardex 181.002 (D367); Cypher Message 3459, 16 May 1945, file/dossier S.2-45-666 (DAS), Kardex 181.002 (D368)

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