RCAF Station High River

RCAF Station High River

Former location of RCAF Station High River. This was a training base under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during the Second World War.
The Alberta Government chose RCAF Station Penhold for the site of their bunker, .. In RCAF Station High River closed and the aerodrome became a.
RCAF STATION HIGH RIVER. Historic Site Official Opening. THE HISTORY. Early in the Canadian Air Board commenced flying operations at High River.

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Although the building once occupied by the MGen Griesbach Public School building has been demolished, the school name lives on at a new school building, which was built beside the old building site. The camp during WWII. Previous flying at High River had been done from grass but soon runways, a large hangar, barracks, drill halls, offices and other associated buildings and facilities had been constructed. The end of summer graduation parade served as the official send-off for the training centre. Most flights were out of RCAF Station Station Calgary, due to the short runways at Lincoln Park. RCAF Station High River A Cambodian’s story, why U.S. Marines came to help (no slate)