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Quick Decision to Deploy

Quick Decision to Deploy

While in the Arctic, Warrant Officer Nowell tells of his opportunity to deploy to Afghanistan and areas of responsibility involved during that period

A Devastating Injury Results in Discharge

A Devastating Injury Results in Discharge

Thier shares his experiences of becoming seriously injured when servicing a vehicle causing a lifetime of injury and suffering.

Ravioli Kids

Ravioli Kids

When providing cans of ravioli to the children, Thier soon learns that the can is far more valuable than the food itself!

Best and Worst Aspects of my Tour

Best and Worst Aspects of my Tour

Mr. MacEachern recalls the suffering and poverty of the local children.

Canadian Forces in Africa

Canadian Forces in Africa

Mr. Reist discusses his time in Africa and the type of living conditions experienced.

Opportunity for Deployment to Nairobi

Opportunity for Deployment to Nairobi

Ms. MacDonald speaks about the opportunity to deploy to Nairobi and the short preparation time given to decide.

After Korea, An Army Career

After Korea, An Army Career

Mr. Nickerson's one-year tour of duty with the UN Force in Korea ended in late 1951. He returned to Canada and remained in the Canadian Army until 1968. He recalls some of the peacekeeping missions he took part in, with some critical words regarding the United Nations at the end of the 20th century.

Posted to Train New Pilots in Cairo

Posted to Train New Pilots in Cairo

Mr. Chisholm speaks of reaching his required 200 hours of operational flying and returning to Cairo to train new pilots.

Battle of El Alamein Begins

Battle of El Alamein Begins

Mr. Chisholm recalls the first night of the battle of El Alamein.

First Operational Sortie

First Operational Sortie

Mr. Chisholm describes the feelings he had as a young pilot heading out on his first operational sortie.

On to North Africa

On to North Africa

Mr. Chisholm was posted to the 92nd Operational Squadron, operating at that time out of Digby, Lincolnshire, England. His first posting with the Squadron was to Cairo, Egypt.

Gunnery School

Gunnery School

After Tunisia, to his dismay, Mr. Edwards had to go set up and run a Gunnery School near Cairo, Egypt. He tells the strange and unfortunate circumstances that got him there and the unexpected joy it brought him.

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