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From D-Day, to the Rhine, to Korea: Roy Rushton

Seventy years ago, Roy Rushton peered through a hole in the floor of his vibrating aircraft as it swept over the Normandy coast. Just below, he saw German flak ripping the sky apart. It didn’t look good; and Roy’s day … Continue reading

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Barney Danson: A gentle Gentleman

Barney Danson had a heart as big as Mt Everest and a smile that could stop a Mack truck. Canada’s defence minister  for Trudeau, it was no easy task working for a boss who had mostly contempt for the military. But … Continue reading

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