Records, research and publications
Historical highlights of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
The RCAF has a long tradition of supporting peacekeeping missions.
Lieutenant-General Bill Carr's account of how Air Command began.
The birthplace of the RCAF and the cradle of military aviation in Canada during the 1920s.
A speech given by Air Commodore Leonard Birchall on September 17, 1997.
Air Force battle honours include both major and subsidiary battle honours.
Canadian military honours and recognition, including orders, decorations, medals, insignia, departmental awards and memorials.
Visit the military history archive research room to view the collections and do primary research, or ask an expert for answers.
Medals, memorial, people and stories, wars and conflicts
Current and recurring military operations, military exercises, and allies and government partners of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Military operations that the Canadian Armed Forces have participated in around the world since 1945.
Historical articles and profiles of courage.
Mr. Carter-Edwards speaks about growing up quite secluded and hoped that the Air Force would help him break out of his shell.
Buchenwald survivor - The Memory Project site
Mrs. Mortimer reflects back on her early years and how the family decision to move to England provided her the opportunity to pursue a nursing career.
Canadian Airmen and the First World War: The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Volume 1, By S. F. Wise, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1980, ISBN 978-08-0202-379-7
The Creation of a National Air Force: The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Volume II, By W. A. B. Douglas, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986, ISBN 08-0202-584-6
The Crucible of War, 1939-1945: The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Volume III, By Brereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, William C. Johnston and William G. P.
On Windswept Heights: Historical Highlights of Canada’s Air Force, Ottawa: Royal Canadian Air Force, 2009, ISBN 978-1-100-11667-9
On Windswept Heights II: Historical Highlights of Canada’s Air Force, Ottawa: Royal Canadian Air Force, 2013 – ISBN 978-1-100-22949-2
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