D-Day Profile of Courage: Flying Officer Leonard Ralph Allman
June 6, 2019, marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day—the Allied invasion of Normandy. The successful invasion marked the turning point in the Second World War.
Leonard Ralph Allman was born in Toronto on March 10, 1919, one of six children of Ephraim and Annie Allman. The family moved to the United States and eventually settled in Schenectady, New York. However, shortly after Canada entered the war in September 1939, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and was trained as an airframe mechanic. Read the rest of the story . . .
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