History Highlights On This Day 11th March 1941: Handley-Page Halifax bomber makes its operational debut.

The Handley-Page Halifax bomber makes its operational debut in a raid on Le Havre. This mission was flown by six Halifax Mk Is of RAF No 35 Squadron based at Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire, England. The squadron had received its first Halifax Mk I on 23rd November 1940. The Handley Page Halifax was one of the four-engined heavy bombers of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. A contemporary of the famous Avro Lancaster, the Halifax remained in service until the end of the war, performing a variety of duties in addition to bombing.
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