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The Post-Journal
Celoron Holds Ceremony At Veterans Memorialin that we are reminded daily of their sacrifice," he said. Afterward, he intr
Celoron Holds Ceremony At Veterans Memorial
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
in that we are reminded daily of their sacrifice," he said. Afterward, he introduced Lt. Col. Ronald Gowing, retired Royal Canadian Air Force; Dave Gowing, sponsoring chairman; and the 822 Tutor Squadron Air Cadets. Carlson then took the... Read more
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examiner.com
13th Annual Bethpage Memorial Day Air Show at Jones Beach State Park wows crowdson Sunday. This year’s show was particularly international because it also fea
13th Annual Bethpage Memorial Day Air Show at Jones Beach State Park wows crowds
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
on Sunday. This year’s show was particularly international because it also featured an outstanding performance by the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, comprised of serving members of the Canadian forces. Their performance commemorates the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Memorial weekend tourists hit South Carolina beaches as storm comesnorthward to northeastward motion, Sunny skies above: Beachgoers further up th
Memorial weekend tourists hit South Carolina beaches as storm comes
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
northward to northeastward motion, Sunny skies above: Beachgoers further up the coast in New York gathered to watch the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbird demonstration team performs during the 13th Annual Bethpage Air Show The worst of the rain... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Maple Flag 2016 takes flightsent a total of eight fighter jets, four Mirage 2000-5s and four Rafale fighter
Maple Flag 2016 takes flight
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 3 days ago
sent a total of eight fighter jets, four Mirage 2000-5s and four Rafale fighter aircraft. "It's a high priority for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) to be conducting this exercise," said Maple Flag Exercise Director Capt. Yuri... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
“Threepete” For Barrie Air Cadets!!scenario for first responders. Silver Fox Squadron would like to thank Mr. Bill
“Threepete” For Barrie Air Cadets!!
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
scenario for first responders. Silver Fox Squadron would like to thank Mr. Bill Sergeant from 441 (Huronia) Wing of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association who presented the cadets with this opportunity to serve the community that so often... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Thousands of international troops train in AlbertaWhat we've done this year and in previous years is we'll do combined operations
Thousands of international troops train in Alberta
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 3 days ago
What we've done this year and in previous years is we'll do combined operations It really helps us work together with the Royal Canadian Air Force and understand how each organization works. The more we do it together, the more efficient we'll be... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Eriealso gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular bas
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 3 days ago
also gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular basis, such as the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The exercises give the unit the opportunity to experience real-world scenarios while also being... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Eriealso gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular bas
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 3 days ago
also gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular basis, such as the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The exercises give the unit the opportunity to experience real-world scenarios while also being... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Eriealso gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular bas
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie
Welland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
also gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular basis, such as the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The exercises give the unit the opportunity to experience real-world scenarios while also being... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Lawyer Marguerite Ritchie was a brilliant champion of women’s rightsRitchie’s older brother, Norman Ritchie, who was known as Bud, died in in Engla
Lawyer Marguerite Ritchie was a brilliant champion of women’s rights
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Ritchie’s older brother, Norman Ritchie, who was known as Bud, died in in England in 1941 while a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force, while her younger brother, Robert Ritchie, who joined the air force on the day he learned of his... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Hastings County supporting air showAir Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadro
Hastings County supporting air show
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
Air Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadrons — designations still in use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The line-up for the air show will include dozens of vintage aircraft used during the war.... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Hastings County behind air showAir Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadro
Hastings County behind air show
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
Air Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadrons — designations still in use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The line-up for the air show will include dozens of vintage aircraft used during the war.... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
City planning downtown festival during air showhoopers, mimes, stilt walker, clowns, bouncy castles, sparkle tattoos 3 p.m. t
City planning downtown festival during air show
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 5 days ago
hoopers, mimes, stilt walker, clowns, bouncy castles, sparkle tattoos 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - performance by Jet Stream, Royal Canadian Air Force Band 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - beer gardens 5 p.m. - live music by Sweet Tequila 6:45 p.m. - live... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
ANAF: Mahony an inspiring figureon December 15, 1990 (with thanks to Wikipedia and National Defence at www.forc
ANAF: Mahony an inspiring figure
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 7 days ago
on December 15, 1990 (with thanks to Wikipedia and National Defence at www.forces.gc.ca). 418 (Belleville) Wing of The Royal Canadian Air Force Association invites all to attend a commemoration of the seven (7) members of the RFC/RAF who lost... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Agassiz man turns a century old100-year-old has a lot to be proud of, including a love-filled marriage of 70 y
Agassiz man turns a century old
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 11 days ago
100-year-old has a lot to be proud of, including a love-filled marriage of 70 years, three years of service for the Royal Canadian Air Force and a 30 year career with Canfor. Howard was born on XXX, 1916 on his parent’s homestead in... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Tulip ceremony, perennial planting helddied as a result of starvation and malnutrition (desperate coordinated air drop
Tulip ceremony, perennial planting held
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 11 days ago
died as a result of starvation and malnutrition (desperate coordinated air drops of food had already been staged by the Royal Canadian Air Force over German-occupied Dutch territory. Civilians wrote “Thank You Canadians!” on their rooftops in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Sophie could learn from the Greatest Generationwould not have crossed our minds. It took our family days to come up with moth
Sophie could learn from the Greatest Generation
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
would not have crossed our minds. It took our family days to come up with mother’s military registration with the Royal Canadian Air Force where she had been a wireless operator because, in the years that followed the end of the Second... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Plaques preserve historyDoug Graham earned the Military Cross during the same war. Flight Lt. Leroy “R
Plaques preserve history
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 13 days ago
Doug Graham earned the Military Cross during the same war. Flight Lt. Leroy “Roy” Woods won several medals for his Royal Canadian Air Force missions in a Spitfire fighter plane and Flying Officer Keith Fox won the Distinguished Flying Cross... Read more
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Calgary Sun
David Saint-Jacques will be third Canadian to spend months in spaceEconomic development. Saint-Jacques won the flight over Jeremy Hansen, 40, a f
David Saint-Jacques will be third Canadian to spend months in space
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Economic development. Saint-Jacques won the flight over Jeremy Hansen, 40, a fighter pilot and lieutenant-colonel in the Royal Canadian Air Force. The two are Canada’s only two active astronauts. But staying on the ground for now does not mean... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Vimy soil brings special meaning to BordenForces Day and Air Show on June 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The
Vimy soil brings special meaning to Borden
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 15 days ago
Forces Day and Air Show on June 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The air show will feature the world-famous Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, the CF-18 Hornet fighter jet, the Canadian Armed Forces Skyhawks parachute team, Royal... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Vimy soil brings special meaning to BordenForces Day and Air Show on June 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The
Vimy soil brings special meaning to Borden
Barrie Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
Forces Day and Air Show on June 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The air show will feature the world-famous Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, the CF-18 Hornet fighter jet, the Canadian Armed Forces Skyhawks parachute team, Royal... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Vimy soil brings special meaning to BordenForces Day and Air Show on June 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The
Vimy soil brings special meaning to Borden
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
Forces Day and Air Show on June 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The air show will feature the world-famous Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, the CF-18 Hornet fighter jet, the Canadian Armed Forces Skyhawks parachute team, Royal... Read more
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CBC.ca
Mystery of 'unbelievable' Orléans jet crash still resonates, 60 years laterMo Aller arrived at Ottawa's Uplands Royal Canadian Air Force Base in mid-May 1
Mystery of 'unbelievable' Orléans jet crash still resonates, 60 years later
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
Mo Aller arrived at Ottawa's Uplands Royal Canadian Air Force Base in mid-May 1956. He was still getting settled with his pregnant wife and two kids when a CF-100 jet from the base crashed into a convent in Orléans, causing an explosion and fire... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Great weather, plenty of fun at Day 2 of the Spirit of St. Louis Air Showsquadron, flying the St. Louis-built Boeing F/A-18 Hornet, the Canadian Forces
Great weather, plenty of fun at Day 2 of the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
squadron, flying the St. Louis-built Boeing F/A-18 Hornet, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds aerobatic team, and the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet demonstration team. This is the first time in 22 years that the Canadian Snowbirds have... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Great weather, plenty of fun at Day 2 of the Spirit of St. Louis Air Showsquadron, flying the St. Louis-built Boeing F/A-18 Hornet, the Canadian Forces
Great weather, plenty of fun at Day 2 of the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
squadron, flying the St. Louis-built Boeing F/A-18 Hornet, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds aerobatic team, and the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet demonstration team. In addition, you’ll see the CAF B-29 Superfortress “Fifi,” the only... Read more
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CBC.ca
50 years later: Air disaster kills 11 nuns in Orléansfirefighter at the scene. (CBC)Orléans remembers Sunday marks 50 years since t
50 years later: Air disaster kills 11 nuns in Orléans
CBC.ca / Posted 17 days ago
firefighter at the scene. (CBC)Orléans remembers Sunday marks 50 years since the tragedy. A group of 40 ex-airmen from the Ottawa area called the 410 Wing of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association will be remembering those who died in th... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
A wish of a life timeI've done to deserve this," he chuckled. "There are so many people who do reall
A wish of a life time
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 20 days ago
I've done to deserve this," he chuckled. "There are so many people who do really great things." Hird, who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Korean War, is one of the first Canadian recipients of a Wish of a Lifetime. "By... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
A wish of a life timeI've done to deserve this," he chuckled. "There are so many people who do reall
A wish of a life time
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 20 days ago
I've done to deserve this," he chuckled. "There are so many people who do really great things." Hird, who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Korean War, is one of the first Canadian recipients of a Wish of a Lifetime. "By... Read more
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Welland Tribune
A wish of a life timeI've done to deserve this," he chuckled. "There are so many people who do reall
A wish of a life time
Welland Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
I've done to deserve this," he chuckled. "There are so many people who do really great things." Hird, who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Korean War, is one of the first Canadian recipients of a Wish of a Lifetime. "By... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Plaque recognizes veteran for service to his countryever seen. “There were six of us boys in the family and five were in the air f
Plaque recognizes veteran for service to his country
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 20 days ago
ever seen. “There were six of us boys in the family and five were in the air force,” he said of his volunteering for the Royal Canadian Air Force, adding with a chuckle, “I didn’t want to be put into the army.” Mr. Timmermans trained as a front... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fighter jets added to Westmoreland County airshow displayRegional Airport in Unity. The airshow is being headlined by the Canadian Forc
Fighter jets added to Westmoreland County airshow display
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Regional Airport in Unity. The airshow is being headlined by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, a team of planes piloted by Royal Canadian Air Force pilots in close-formation aerial demonstrations. Officials expect about 100,000 spectators will... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Remembering a respected parks leaderwas a graduate of both Stamford Collegiate and Niagara Parks Commission School
Remembering a respected parks leader
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 21 days ago
was a graduate of both Stamford Collegiate and Niagara Parks Commission School of Horticulture. He also served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, from 1940-46, and was stationed in western Canada and involved with training Allied pilots. He... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Remembering a respected parks leaderwas a graduate of both Stamford Collegiate and Niagara Parks Commission School
Remembering a respected parks leader
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 21 days ago
was a graduate of both Stamford Collegiate and Niagara Parks Commission School of Horticulture. He also served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, from 1940-46, and was stationed in western Canada and involved with training Allied pilots. He... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Remembering a respected parks leaderwas a graduate of both Stamford Collegiate and Niagara Parks Commission School
Remembering a respected parks leader
Welland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
was a graduate of both Stamford Collegiate and Niagara Parks Commission School of Horticulture. He also served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, from 1940-46, and was stationed in western Canada and involved with training Allied pilots. He... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Ringing in Spring with 4 Wingto be combining both bands for the ‘Florentiner March’ by Julius Fucik and of c
Ringing in Spring with 4 Wing
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 22 days ago
to be combining both bands for the ‘Florentiner March’ by Julius Fucik and of course the 4 Wing Band’s signature tune ‘The Royal Canadian Air Force March Past’,” said Martin. Martin says that it will be an enjoyable evening for all ages and he... Read more
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BC Local News
Snowbird pilot soaring to new heightsflying has always been a passion of his, in 2014, Pyne turned his dream into re
Snowbird pilot soaring to new heights
BC Local News / Posted 25 days ago
flying has always been a passion of his, in 2014, Pyne turned his dream into reality, and tried out to fly with the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds. As part of the rigorous application process to be a part of the team, Pyne was forced to... Read more
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New Kerala
Wildfire forces evacuation of Canadian oil town - newkerala.com #59852Trudeau said the federal government would match all individual donations made t
Wildfire forces evacuation of Canadian oil town - newkerala.com #59852
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
Trudeau said the federal government would match all individual donations made to the Canadian Red Cross. He said the Royal Canadian Air Force would deploy several military aircraft to assist with firefighter transports, the evacuation effort,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
The RCAF is ready to provide support:TrudeauJustin Trudeau said help is on the way. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PRIME MINISTER OF
The RCAF is ready to provide support:Trudeau
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 25 days ago
Justin Trudeau said help is on the way. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA JUSTIN TRUDEAU SAYING: "The RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) is ready to provide support to the province of Alberta in the provision of air assets to asset with... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Federal government to match Red Cross donations for Fort McMurray fireResources Canada and the RCMP. Trudeau said four Griffon helicopters and one H
Federal government to match Red Cross donations for Fort McMurray fire
Brandon Sun / Posted 26 days ago
Resources Canada and the RCMP. Trudeau said four Griffon helicopters and one Hercules aircraft have been deployed by the Royal Canadian Air Force, with further air support on standby. Disaster assistance funds will also be coming, in addition to... Read more
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BC Local News
Comox Air Force Museum’s road warriorsWillys MB ‘jeep’ - a general purpose personnel or cargo carrier, designed for r
Comox Air Force Museum’s road warriors
BC Local News / Posted 27 days ago
Willys MB ‘jeep’ - a general purpose personnel or cargo carrier, designed for reconnaissance or command. It was used by the Royal Canadian Air Force for transporting aircrew, as an emergency tug to move aircraft, or had a trailer attached to... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Comox Air Force Museum’s road warriorsWillys MB ‘jeep’ - a general purpose personnel or cargo carrier, designed for r
Comox Air Force Museum’s road warriors
Comox Valley Record / Posted 27 days ago
Willys MB ‘jeep’ - a general purpose personnel or cargo carrier, designed for reconnaissance or command. It was used by the Royal Canadian Air Force for transporting aircrew, as an emergency tug to move aircraft, or had a trailer attached to... Read more
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CTV News
Fort McMurray fire: 1,600 properties destroyed, flare-ups expectedsaid. “But now, this is also an effort to save a city.” The city has requested
Fort McMurray fire: 1,600 properties destroyed, flare-ups expected
CTV News / Posted 27 days ago
said. “But now, this is also an effort to save a city.” The city has requested help from the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Air Force, however that assistance isn’t expected for at least two days. Thousands stream out Despite the... Read more
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CTV News
Fort McMurray fire: 1,600 properties destroyed, flareups expectedsaid. “But now, this is also an effort to save a city.” The city has requested
Fort McMurray fire: 1,600 properties destroyed, flareups expected
CTV News / Posted 27 days ago
said. “But now, this is also an effort to save a city.” The city has requested help from the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Air Force, however that assistance isn’t expected for at least two days. Thousands stream out Despite the... Read more
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CTV News
Fires within Fort McMurray extinguished, officials saysaid. “But now, this is also an effort to save a city.” The city has requested
Fires within Fort McMurray extinguished, officials say
CTV News / Posted 27 days ago
said. “But now, this is also an effort to save a city.” The city has requested help from the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Air Force, however their assistance isn’t expected for at least two days. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said... Read more
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Sierra Star
Madeleine Louise WorthenLouis Worthen died April 20, 2016 at the age of 99. She was born June 24, 1916
Madeleine Louise Worthen
Sierra Star / Posted 27 days ago
Louis Worthen died April 20, 2016 at the age of 99. She was born June 24, 1916 in Montreal, Que. Canada. She served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII, and was the first French Canadian woman to be accepted to the women’s division in 1941.... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Search for relatives of World War II deadWilliam Yarr Alderdice was a member of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve an
Search for relatives of World War II dead
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
William Yarr Alderdice was a member of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and was serving in Bomber Command with 408 Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron. Sergeant Alderdice was the son of George and Mary Alderdice from Belfast. l Private Henry... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Local vet's hand-written war memoirs publishednotes into a 25-page book padded with historical context. Christie, who is ori
Local vet's hand-written war memoirs published
Brandon Sun / Posted 29 days ago
notes into a 25-page book padded with historical context. Christie, who is originally from Winnipeg, served with the No. 6 Royal Canadian Air Force Group Bomber Command. When he joined up at the age of 21, Christie had never been in a plane. By... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Prisoner of war Zbigniew Gutowski helped dig a Great Escape tunnelby Steve McQueen, there were only two Americans in the camp at the time of the
Prisoner of war Zbigniew Gutowski helped dig a Great Escape tunnel
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
by Steve McQueen, there were only two Americans in the camp at the time of the escape and they were both members of the Royal Canadian Air Force who joined up before the Americans entered the war in December, 1941. The McQueen motorcycle... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
The longest battle of the Second World WarGerman U-boat as they shuttled convoys between North America and Britain. The R
The longest battle of the Second World War
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 30 days ago
German U-boat as they shuttled convoys between North America and Britain. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), along with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), escorted 47 per cent of all convoys destroying 33 enemy submarines and 42 surface vessels. A... Read more

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