Aviation Photo #1032651 Handley Page HP-61 Halifax A7 - UK - Air Force

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Out of 37,000 Halifax missions flown in WWII, 29,000 were flown by Canadian flight crews. Out of over 6,000 Halifax's built, here is the only complete Halifax, still in existence, in Canada and in fact, North America. In 1942, Halifax's were the first bombers to bomb Germany in WWII.
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    April 4, 2006
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Anonymous
12 years ago
Yay i like it
Anonymous
11 years ago
Wonderful photo- but I think the first bombers to bomb Germany were either Vickers Wellesleys, Wellingtons, AW Whitleys or HP Hampdens...can't remember which but it was '39 or '40.

Maybe they were the first Canadians to do so, though...

-Don Macomber
Anonymous
9 years ago
WOW! Better than the futuristic creations in Star Wars!

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