Lifting the Silence: A World War II RCAF Bomber Pilot by David Scott Smith,Sydney Percival Smith

By David Scott Smith,Sydney Percival Smith

At a time of significant sacrifice in Canadian heritage, we're welcomed into the houses, the hearts, and the minds of moms, sons, fathers, and buddies as we stick with Syd Smith and his high-school brotherhood of thirteen after they resolution the decision to accountability in 1941. Written together with his son, David, Lifting the Silence is usually a father-and-son trip of discovery that uncovers a outstanding letter that serves as testomony to what still defines Canada today.

Postmarked "France August 1946," the delicate letter bares the soul of a humans crushed down by way of merciless occasions and extols their admiration and gratitude for Canada as a kingdom of religious and monetary assets that helped them out loads throughout the warfare. in the letter to boot, a heartfelt and strikingly prophetic expression of desire to once more obtain the downed pilot they'd sheltered in 1942.

As if by way of windfall, this letter now serves to reunite Syd together with his angel of the French Resistance sixty one years later.

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