CANAV’s Blog for Summer 2022

Larry wrote me…

Good day, Pierre, and here’s CANAV’s newsletter and booklist for Fall/Winter 2022. Along with the usual top books, you’ll find many others that are ideal for personal reading and gift-giving over the coming Christmas Season, etc.

Note the special deals on such titles as Air Transport in Canada, Canada’s Air Force at War and Peace, The Noorduyn Norseman and our two “Propliner” books.

Drop a note if any questions.



Just so you have your copy and haven’t missed anything, here’s our current main booklist: canav_booklist_october2020_lowresDownload Part of the scene at the spectacular De Havilland of Canada “send-off” event held at Downsview on June 11, 2022. History and nostalgia really came together this day. A day to remember! Introduction Greetings from CANAV Books World HQ, […]

CANAV’s Blog for Summer 2022

We Fight as One

The last Athabaskan, G07 sailor crossed the Bar October 3, 2022. Stoker Ernest Takalo, 98 years old, died in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He was the last of G07’s crew of 261.
Wishing him “Fair Winds and Following Seas” as he is reunited with his shipmates.
Sherry Pringle
Author of “All the Ship’s Men” 2nd Edition.

A Canadian Hero in the Royal Air Force – 408 « Goose » Squadron Association Then Wing Commander Nelles Timmerman at Buckingham Palace after receiving the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) from King George VI on September 20th 1941.   Handley-Page Hampden   Nelles Timmerman during training on TigerMoths at Scottish Aviation Ltd, Prestwick,Scotland, 1936. Attending to the needs of 600 longhorns on a cattle boat crossing the Atlantic may […]

A Canadian Hero in the Royal Air Force – 408 « Goose » Squadron Association