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Royal Air Force (RAF)

In this section, you will hear five voices of the Royal Air Force (RAF) as they detail their experiences in Alberta during the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP). Read about Don J. Attlee's recollections of the first time he got a glimpse of Canada from the air, or the trial-and-error method of training as recounted by D.A.R. Day. Additionally, Geoff Holly remarks on the friendships he made, Arther Coy describes his training from Manning Depot in Edmonton to Flying Instructor's School in Vulcan, Frank John Rhodes tells us of his time among the community in Medicine Hat, and Frank Pollard shares with us the first time he set eyes on his wife. 

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