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Proud of His Service

Proud of His Service

Mr. Fitzmaurice explains why he was proud of his service to Canada.

VJ Day

VJ Day

Mr. Fitzmaurice talks about why VJ Day didn’t have much of an effect on them.

Shoot Yourself!

Shoot Yourself!

Mr. Fitzmaurice talks about the instructions they were given if they were ever shot down over enemy territory.

Good Luck Charm

Good Luck Charm

Mr. Fitzmaurice had a good luck charm with him during the war. He tells us what it was and how he felt it got him home safely.

Guerillas

Guerillas

Mr. Fitzmaurice talks about the guerillas that they were dropping in to the jungles of Burma.

Feeling Naked

Feeling Naked

The Liberator that Mr. Fitzmaurice was flying in had been stripped of all it guns except one. Mr. Fitzmaurice talks about how vulnerable this made them feel.

Runway Accident

Runway Accident

Shortly after reaching Southeast Asia Mr. Fitzmaurice was involved in an accident on the runway. A couple of airmen lost their lives in the accident. Mr. Fitzmaurice speaks about the impact this had on him.

AWOL

AWOL

Mr. Goettler recalls going to visit his father in the hospital, and the trouble that the unauthorized trip caused.

Seventy four Holes in the Plane After 1st Flight

Seventy four Holes in the Plane After 1st Flight

Mr. Duncan describes his first

Lost To Weather

Lost To Weather

Mr. Sharpe describes the dangers of flying in tropical weather conditions.

Jerry Schroeder

Jerry Schroeder

Mr. Sharpe discusses a tragic loss and an incredible coincidence.

The Forgotten Army

The Forgotten Army

Mr. Sharpe talks about the lack of recognition that the Burma Campaign has received.

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