Who never flew on Rabbit’s Stew?

Rodrigue Arcand never flew on Rabbit’s Stew?

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Flight engineer Rodrigue Arcand RCAF never jumped on March 15th, 1945 when Flight Lieutenant Laporte was flying over Belgium and his Halifax was shot down by a Ju88.

You can read what Jacques P. Lamontagne wrote.

Jacques Lamontagne 15 mars 1945

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The first time I had heard about Rodrigue Arcand was in November 2010 in a comment that  was left on my blog dedicated to 425 Alouettes, a RCAF bomber squadron I did not know had ever existed.

You can read the comment here. 

What I am cooking?

It’s all about a crew member who never flew on Rabbit’s Stew.

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