Doug Sam had an eventful war. He was a pilot officer on Halifax bombers whose plane went down on a mission. With the help of the French Resistance he evaded capture and returned to active service.
Monday, November 29, 2021
Different Journeys In Times Of War
Night Target, Germany is the title of this painting by Miller Brittain.
I mentioned Hugh McCaughey, whose task was to film combat footage, carried out through the war.
These are his letters.
Mary Greyeyes joined the Canadian Women's Army Corps, the first indigenous servicewoman in the country's history.
A famous photograph of her didn't quite tell the whole story.
Marcel Ouimet was a well known reporter, especially in French speaking Canada, who went everywhere with the Canadian army, even picking up souvenirs along the way. I neglected to photograph the pistols.