420 (Snowy Owl) Sqn RCAF

Blazon: A Snowy Owl wings elevated and addorsed proper

Link: The Snowy Owl is a bird indigenous to Canada and hunts by night.

Date of Issue: March 1943

Motto: Latin: Pugnamus finitum – We fight to the finish

History: Formed at Waddington on 19 December 1941 Disbanded on 5 September 1945

Sponsored by an American in remembrance of our more than 9000 countrymen, who went north and crossed the border to fight with our Canadian brethren before our country committed itself to the struggle to free Europe from tyranny, and the 397 whom perished serving in Bomber Command.