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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

    Tipnring Active Member

    Jul 18, 2019
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    Northeast Florida
    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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  2. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Seems like a sneaky way to get out of a Canadian winter. :D
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