By Ian Darling
Canadian and British airmen engaged in fierce and lethal battles within the skies over Europe through the moment global battle. those that survived frequently needed to conquer marvelous hindrances to take action -- dodging bullets and German troops, escaping from burning planes and enduring pressured marches in the event that they turned prisoners.
In one tale, a tail gunner from Montreal survived regardless of being subconscious whilst blown out of his bomber. one other tale describes how the staff of a navigator from Ottawa used chewing gum to fill holes of their plane. And one other tells how a pilot from northern Ontario parachuted out of his airplane and have become the objective of a German machine-gunner, yet inside of hours a hundred and twenty Germans surrendered to him.
These painstakingly researched tales will provide help to suppose what now-aging veterans persisted once they have been younger males within the air warfare opposed to Nazi Germany.
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