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Canadian Paratroopers Train in United Stales at Fort Benning, Ga.

Discussion in 'History of Canada during World War II' started by Tipnring, Aug 31, 2019.

  1. Tipnring

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    I found these 2 articles concerning Canadian Paratroopers Training in United Stales at Fort Benning, Georgia 1942-1943. fullsizeoutput_339.jpeg fullsizeoutput_338.jpeg

    It mentions : Captain H. A. Fauquier, of Ottawa. The Captain is a brother of the famed R.C.A.F. fighter ace Johnny Fauquier, D.F.C.

    John Emilius “Johnny” Fauquier (1909-1981) - Find...

    Henry Adam Fauquier (1912-1985) - Find A Grave...

    Tragedy marred the stay of the Canadians at Fort Benning when their leader, Major H. D. Proctor, of Ottawa, was killed during a practice jump.

    Maj Hilton David Proctor (1911-1942) - Find A...
     
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    Seems like a sneaky way to get out of a Canadian winter. :D
     
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