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Canada History: Jan. 22, 1949: The passing of a WWI ace

Sadly, many Canadians will not recognise the name Frederick Robert Gordon McCall of Calgary, but he was among the top fighter plane aces of WWI. Captain Frederick R.G. McCall  ended the war with 35 confirmed and 2 unconfirmed victories, two »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Canada history: March 12, 1930: the tragic end of one of the greatest fighter aces of WWI

Canada’s William Barker is the British Commonwealth’s most decorated war hero, yet few people really remember the First World War fighter ace today. With a score of 50 planes shot down, and several heavily defended observation balloons, he was among »