Rear-Admiral Leonard Murray one of Canada’s most important wartime commanders

November 10, 2020 – “Experience had taught me this: to find out what you’re capable of it is only necessary to get a chance to do it, and someone else must have enough confidence in you to provide that chance.” Rear-Admiral Leonard W. Murray, who penned these words, was given that chance. From humble beginnings he went on to become…

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The Memory that Would Not Die

By Dave O’Malley It was raining heavily with high gusting winds at RAF St. Eval, late in the morning of June 20, 1943 when two aging, white-painted Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk VII bombers laboured into the sky, climbed out over the choppy, wind-slashed Celtic Sea and turned southeast across the thick neck of the Cornish peninsula towards the Bay of Biscay. It wasn’t a…

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