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Been There, Done That by Ron Butcher
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A vividly-written memoir of pre-war life in New Brunswick, a WWII tour as a RCAF Navigator in RAF Bomber Command and post-war life in the RCAF .

Author Biography

Completed a tour of operations as a navigator with 408 (Goose) Squadron, RCAF, in WWII. Did 6 raids to Berlin in first 10 trips. Experienced the Nuremberg raid, March 30/31,1944 when 95 heavy bombers were lost; and saw the invasion fleet on 2 D-Day bombing trips. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Post-WWII, managed family business in general construction. Rejoined the RCAF and transferred to Construction Engineering Branch in 1951. Several appointments later he was Base Technical Services Officer at CFB Toronto, and retired there in 1972. He was National General Manager of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association (now Air Force Association of Canada) 1971-1976, and 1976- 1984 was owner of Unique Decor Unlimited. He has travelled extensively worldwide, and is active in several community volunteer organizations.
Release date NZ
January 25th, 2006
Author
Pages
226
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
Canada
Imprint
Trafford Publishing
Dimensions
178x254x12
ISBN-13
9781412057974
Product ID
2244342

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