The 45(R) Squadron of the Royal Air Force was a unit that was deployed in Burma and India in 1942 to stop the advancing Japanese.
In the team were also members of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) personnel and the famous aircraft de Havilland Mosquito. The unit was based in Kumbhirgram, Assam (today’s Silchar airport).
The de Havilland Mosquito Mk VI was developed as an high-altitude bomber and was one of the most successful aircraft during WWII and was powered by two Rolls-Royce Merlin engines. An air-horse it played multiple roles as an aircraft.
In 10 years nearly 8000 of these were produced.