American pilots of No 71 'Eagle' Squadron rush to their Hawker Hurricanes at Kirton-in-Lindsey, 17 March 1941. L to R: 'Pete' Provenzano, 'Red' Tobin, Sam Mauriello and Bill Nichols (IWM) The following audio interviews/photos are copyright for listening/viewing purposes only.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Fuller Patterson

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Eisenhower decorates U.S. Airmen - April 11, 1944

John Godfrey (ex RCAF) and Don Gentile (ex RAF) chat for the cameras. Gentile and Don Blakeslee (ex RCAF) are decorated by General Dwight D. Eisenhower.

No. 71 (Eagle) Squadron

No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron

Funeral of Pilot Officer 'Billy' Fiske - August 24, 1940

Americans Join The RCAF - August 1940

From my files: (C/2646) Bernard Foster initially served as a staff pilot at No. 4 Bombing and Gunnery School, Fingal, Ontario. He later served with No. 166 Squadron before transferring to the USAAF in 1944. (C/2492) Flying Officer David Francis Langmack was killed in a flying accident in Lysander 417, near Suffield, Alberta,September 22, 1941. 'Whitey' Dahl received a commission (C/5568) upon completion of a refresher course at No. 1 SFTS Camp Borden and was posted to No. 8 SFTS Moncton, New Brunswick. (C/2703) Edward Albert Moore served as a staff pilot at No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, Jarvis, Ontario. Note: Sterling Carl Campbell was a Canadian who had been working in Hollywood at the time of the news reel.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

MAY 2015 - UPDATE - The latest edition of Immigrants of War is SOLD OUT - I'm currently editing edition No. 10.

Book Outlets
Lone Star Flight Museum 2002 Terminal Dr. Galveston, TX 77554 409-740-7722 or 1-888-359-5736 Contact: Debbie Kolojaco - gift shop manager
Pima Air and Space Museum 6000 E. Valencia Rd. Tucson, Arizona 85706 Telephone: 520-574-0462 Contact: Beth Barksdale - gift shop manager
National Air Force Museum of Canada (Currently 4 copies in stock - as of January 2015) 220 RCAF Road P.O. Box 1000, 8 Wing/CFB Trenton Astra, Ontario KOK 3WO 613-965-7012
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Saturday, October 9, 2010

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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Monday, September 27, 2010

Joseph Solko Interview

Michael Rodnick Interview

Friday, September 24, 2010

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Immigrants of War can be purchased from the following museums.The books are offered to these museums at cost to support their fundraising efforts.

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Aerospace Museum Association of Calgary 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8A5 Phone: 403-250-3752 Fax: 403-250-8399

Canadian War Museum 1 Vimy Place Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8 General information: (819) 776-8600 or 1-800-555-5621

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum 9280 Airport Road Mount Hope, Ontario Canada L0R 1W0 Phone: (905) 679-4183

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