• Stanley Winfield (RCAF)

    Stanley Winfield was born in August of 1923 in Calgary, Alberta. He left Calgary in 1941 to join the Royal Canadian Air Force, where he served as a private and aircraftsman in Halifax.  104 total views

  • Canadians at Belsen – RCAF 437 Squadron

    “Every picture has a story to tell” may be a cliché but it’s an apt description of the story that’s been revealed since I posted one of my father’s favourite Second World War photos on Facebook last fall. The photo, dated April 1945, shows seven young men — my father, Arnold Black, is standing far right — in their Royal Canadian Air Force uniforms posing proudly in front of their airplane.  195 total views

  • Albert “Paddy” Sutton – RAF

    A photo album from an Irish second World War veteran who was present at the Liberation of Belsen concentration camp has been made public for the first time.  222 total views

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    John Young – RAF

    Bergen-Belsen April 1945 – RAF Officer John Young’s memories. 2827 RAF 24th Training Sqd.  279 total views

  • RAF at Belsen – Football!

    A couple of weeks or so after the liberation of the Belsen concentration camp, we had occasion to go into the camp — I don’t remember why.  135 total views