WWII avia­tion he­roes to be ho­nou­red in

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ASainte-Anne-de-Bel­le­vue avia­tion mu­seum will ho­nour a WWII squa­dron on Aug. 4.

The Ca­na­dian Avia­tion He­ri­tage Centre will pay tri­bute to the 70th an­ni­ver­sa­ry of the WWII 425 Alouette Squa­dron with an ex­hi­bi­tion and vi­sit by gun­ner Gil­bert Bou­lan­ger, who was awar­ded the Dis­tin­gui­shed Flying Cross. There may al­so be a fly­past by an F-18, ac­cor­ding to or­ga­ni­zers, who cal­led the 425 Alouette Squa­dron the most im­por­tant Squa­dron in the his­to­ry of the Royal Ca­na­dian Air Force. The group are said to have made vi­tal contri­bu­tions in the war against Ger­ma­ny while al­so suf­fe­ring hea­vy losses. The CAHC event will in­clude a con­fe­rence on the his­to­ry of the 425 Alouette Squa­dron, a reu­nion of squa­dron mem­bers, a book si­gning, the ope­ning of a new dis­play and a de­di­ca­ted to the squa­dron.

The event will be held at the Ca­na­dian Avia­tion He­ri­tage Centre, lo­ca­ted bet­ween high­ways 20 and 40, at 21111, che­min La­ke­shore in Sainte-Anne-de-Bel­le­vue. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 450 293-8047.

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