Second World War veteran revisits the Halifax bomber
It’s been more than 70 years since Flight Lieutenant (retired) Stuart Vallières last sat in—and felt the roar of—a Second World War-era Handley Page Halifax four-engine heavy bomber. It was during that time that he was shot out of the sky, taken as a prisoner of war, and lost his leg. More than seven decades later, the 96-year-old veteran was reunited with the wartime beast. On May 15, 2019, with his family in tow, he made his way from his home in Montréal, Québec, to the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ontario. Read the rest of the article . . .
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