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Don Walz’s nickname was Curly.
Art Sager had his photo in his collection of 443 pilots.
Luckily Don Walz came back from the war. There is only one picture I could find on the Internet.
Donald Melvin Walz
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Don Walz — Spitfire pilot
Moose Jaw’s Don Walz, who served in the RCAF during the Second World War as a fighter pilot, spoke to the Roland Groome Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society on December 12, 1996. Sadly, Don passed away in May 2004. This page is dedicated to him.
Don Walz looked to one side and saw an FW-190 coming from 90 degrees … Don was a perfect target. An explosion behind his armored seat quickly signalled that his SpitfIre IX’s fuel tank had blown up.
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How he came to be in this undeniably…
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