THE HISTORY OF 27 SQUADRON SAAF

A.C. Meyer

Abstract


With the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939 the vital importance of the Cape Sea Route was not immediately realized and for the first couple of years, most of the war effort was directed towards operations in East and North Africa.

Keywords


Second World War; September 1939; vital importance of the Cape Sea Route; coastal defence aircraft; Hartebeests; Furies; Reorganization of the Coastal Air Force; No 27 Torpedo Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron; Mobile Air Force Depot

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5787/4-3-918

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