Following the end of the Second World War, the family of Will Kyle, whose flight disappeared somewhere over Burma on June 21st 1945, received a letter marking him as missing in action and presumed dead.
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Canadian civilians were among those interred by the Japanese as they seized territories early in the Pacific theatre portion of the war. Hermena Oppen and her husband Reg were among them, taken in the fall of Hong Kong.
Friday, December 3, 2021
Milton DeMeuleneare returned home from the war, having had served as a mechanic for the army, and lived out a long life afterwards.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Lotta Hitschmanova was an anti-Nazi journalist who fled Europe for Canada in 1942, becoming a citizen and spending the rest of her working life as a humanitarian, decorated for her work by many countries along the way.