I’m the daughter of the listed William James Stangel. He went on to serve in the USAAF, flying a P-51 Mustang and with five “kills” was listed as a Flying Ace. I would be very much interested in hearing from anyone who had any information about his time in the RCAF. For now William James … Continue reading Who remembers (J/10751) William James Stangel?
A comment from a reader who found this blog… Thank you Sir for the information on my Father. Dear Old Dad was a fantastic “Pilot”…but he “landed” a few times around the world. Since 2000, I (with help of ex-wife) have discovered 2 half-brothers (of which I am one), and 3 half-sisters (one in England) … Continue reading Thank you Sir…
William James Stangel’s name is not in the Silent Secretary. William James Stangel is well known on the Internet, so is his P-51 Stinky 2. I was looking for his name, but I stumbled on this one instead. Albert Dalton Braswell… Brasswell wanted to go to Toronto. Albert Dalton BRASWELL, son of William and Dora, … Continue reading The Silent Secretary
Originally posted on Lest We Forget:
Jacques Gagnon and I were hoping this would be Eugene Gagnon’s personal diary. It was not. Our hopes were shattered, but we had decided to share it. I have second thoughts since yesterday when I finally saw it. It is very personal and does not seem to contain historical…
Flight Lieutenant (Raymond Joseph) R J Hetherington, from Morrinsville, New Zealand, was with 33 Squadron, service number 414290. For now he is just a name on a list… on this blog. http://rcafdunnville.blogspot.ca/ Course 44: December 6, 1941 – March 27. 1942 Wing Commander Patriarche addressed the graduates. “This coming year is going to be an … Continue reading Who remembers R J Hetherington?
This comment made yesterday made me think about the diary. This blogger is writing a blog about a paratrooper who served in the Pacific. Every history needs to be recorded, every story told – I can’t stress that enough to my readers and I know you do as well. I will take her advice, but … Continue reading March 27 1942
Is it that important that we find relatives of this man even though he was not a famous ace during WWII? I think so. Lawrence Walton Montague 1918-1990 Is it that important that we give back this personal diary he wrote back in 1942? I was asking myself this question this weekend. The answer was … Continue reading Is It That Important? Part Deux
Is it that important that we find relatives of this man? Lawrence Walton Montague 1918-1990 Is it that important that we give back this personal diary he wrote back in 1942? I am asking myself this question while I am writing this post on this blog I created back in 2009. This diary reads like … Continue reading Is It That Important?