By Ian Darling
Canadian and British airmen engaged in fierce and lethal battles within the skies over Europe throughout the moment international battle. those that survived usually needed to triumph over tremendous stumbling blocks to take action -- dodging bullets and German troops, escaping from burning planes and enduring pressured marches in the event that they grew to become prisoners.
In one tale, a tail gunner from Montreal survived regardless of being subconscious while blown out of his bomber. one other tale describes how the team of a navigator from Ottawa used chewing gum to fill holes of their airplane. And one other tells how a pilot from northern Ontario parachuted out of his aircraft and have become the objective of a German machine-gunner, yet inside hours one hundred twenty Germans surrendered to him.
These painstakingly researched tales will provide help to think what now-aging veterans continued after they have been younger males within the air conflict opposed to Nazi Germany.
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