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Story Three: A Lovely Day in London…almost

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Chick Hewett joined the Air Force in 1942 as a navigator attached to 90 Squadron, RIS Squadron, Canadian Air Force during the second world war,  He received his training in Mountainview New Brunswick .   He served with seven other men as a navigator on a  Landcaster Bomber,  Since he did not have an university degree  he was not qualified to apply to become a pilot.   His missions  were mainly over the  the Ruhr Valley in Germany, called  ” Happy Valley”   which was the main industrial production site  for creating syntheic  oil.

He relays a story about the Summer of  1944 of Buzz Bombs dropping on London while enjoying the beautiful day while visiting  St James Park in London, UK

Sound recording in MP3 format

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http://gcmcknight.webng.com/Lovely%20Day/

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http://www.archive.org/details/ChickHewettLovelyDayInThePark

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