RCAF 1 Air Hivision HQ and 61 AC&W Squadron were located at Mercy, about three miles southeast of Metz, France. Metz had a population of about 100,000 in 1955.
F-86 bases in central Europe
1 (F) Wing, Marville, France
2 (F) Wing, Grostenquin, France
3 (F) Wing, Zweibrucken, West Germany
4 (F) Wing, Baden Soellingen, West Germany
Map 1 is courtesy of Michelin 1/200,000 Map 57, 1975.
Updated: January 17, 2003