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1945- Twin Canadian pilots who were both awarded the Distinguish Flying Cross. Each leads a flight of Spitfire fighter-bombers operating with a Norwegian wing of the R.A.F. in Belgium.

1945- Twin Canadian pilots who were both awarded the Distinguish Flying Cross. Each leads a flight of Spitfire fighter-bombers operating with a Norwegian wing of the R.A.F. in Belgium.

Profiles Of Courage - Black Canadians In Uniform - A Proud Tradition - Remembering Those Who Served - Remembrance - Veterans Affairs Canada

Profiles Of Courage - Black Canadians In Uniform - A Proud Tradition - Remembering Those Who Served - Remembrance - Veterans Affairs Canada

Corporal Raymond Eckl Regimental HQ Company. Ray belonged to the commo platoon and he was misdropped on D-day, as a member of the stick that landed up near Montebourg. Ray was captured soon after landing and had a rough time, being mistreated by his captors. He was unconscious on 9 June, when he awoke to discover he'd been liberated by a regular infantry unit, which had worked their way up from Utah Beach. The wartime photo was taken bt Lt. John Reeder, after Ray rejoined the 506th in…

Corporal Raymond Eckl Regimental HQ Company. Ray belonged to the commo platoon and he was misdropped on D-day, as a member of the stick that landed up near Montebourg. Ray was captured soon after landing and had a rough time, being mistreated by his captors. He was unconscious on 9 June, when he awoke to discover he'd been liberated by a regular infantry unit, which had worked their way up from Utah Beach. The wartime photo was taken bt Lt. John Reeder, after Ray rejoined the 506th in…

ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945 Willie McKnight

ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945 Willie McKnight

An American soldier gives a drink of water to a wounded German prisoner lying on a stretcher somewhere in the Normandy, on June 19, 1944, battle area through which the allies advanced. (AP Photo)

An American soldier gives a drink of water to a wounded German prisoner lying on a stretcher somewhere in the Normandy, on June 19, 1944, battle area through which the allies advanced. (AP Photo)

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.   Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.   -Martin Luther King, Jr

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -Martin Luther King, Jr

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