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111 in Europe - Prefer Europe Service To Alaska Flying - WITH...
Prefer Europe Service To Alaska Flying - WITH THE R.OA.F. SOMEWHERE IN INGLAND, ' May 9. (CP) Canadians who have seen service in Alaska 1 say they'd sooner fly over; here. "Somehow the feeling that the people down there are pulling for you makes a difference", said FO. Clifford Hicks, Credlton, Ont , "You know that there's more than one emergency field to land in if you can't get home, but . in Alaska If you missed the base you went In. the drink." These Alaska service men are under Wing Cmdr- R. T. P. Davidson, of Vancouver, a veteran tighter pilot They include Fit Lt Harold Gooding, of Ottawa; Fit Lt James Go hi, of Winnipeg, and FO.'s Albert Wat-kins, of Aylesbury, Bask., and Stanley Garslde, Edmonton.---. The R.CA.F. Intruder squadron In England has a new O.C., Wing Cmdr. A. Barker, whose home Is near Manchester. He enlisted in the R.C-AT. In Ottawa, and has completed a tour of operations with a Canadian night fighter squadron. Barker succeeds Sqdn. Ldr. Harold Lisson, of Edmonton, who completed his operational tour and now Is Instructing in Intruder work. r a

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 09 May 1944, Tue,
  3. Page 21

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