Tommy Prince (right), a highly decorated soldier, and his brother Morris, in London, February 1945.
Clockwise from upper left: Sam Sangster, Scruffy Weir, Hank Birkland, Wally Floody, taken inside Stalag Luft III, 1942.
Friends and crewmates lounging on top of an air raid shelter in England, 1941.
Barb Duncan (left) and her friend shortly after they officially became WRENS (WRCNS), 1944.
Canadian airmen of 267 Squadron RAF play cricket in England, 1941.
5 RCAF airmen on the dock in Halifax June 1945, having just arrived back in Canada after being liberated from POW camps in Europe.
Dave Arksey (2nd from right) with 3 Queen's Own Rifle friends just before going in on D-Day.
Agnes van Loon (left) and friends in Bergen op Zoom, 1944. All were involved with the Dutch Resistance.
Leopold Beauchamp (L) and a fellow trooper from the 'Van Doos,' one of Canada's most famous regiments.
Jack Burgess (right) and a pal from HMCS Niagara on shore leave, 1944.
Two mascots from HMCS Swansea.
Frank Cauley and one of his crewmates just before a mission, England 1941.
Nora Cook, RCMAC, and a friend having a picnic lunch in England, shortly before embarking for the continent, 1944.
Several RCMAC nurses enjoying an afternoon away from the hospital.
Merv Couse (R) with his best friend, Fred. Fred was killed shortly afterward this photo was taken in a training exercise in England.
Merv Couse (rear left) and the crew of his Lancaster on leave in Yorkshire.
Three friends, all WRENS, onboard HMCS Nanaimo, 1944.
Earl Stahl, Gerry Rayner, Freddie Harris, and Barney Danson, friends who met in the Queen's Own Rifles. All were killed except Barney.
Paul Brien and Louis Caron, Fusiliers de Mont Royal officers, on leave in Europe, 1945.
Two RCA troopers and two young women they met in a recently liberated Dutch town, 1945.
Relaxing in the Prospect of Whitby pub in East London, 1944. My grandfather, Major E.T. Heathcote MM ED, is second from the right.
Friends relaxing in the Chancery Lane Underground station during an air raid, 1944.
Friends killing time during an air raid in the basement of London House, London, 1944.
Major E.T. Heathcote (left) and Colonel C. P. Stacey (centre), official historian of the Canadian Army, London, 1944.
War artists in Canada House, London, for an exhibition of their work, London, 1944.
Three WRENS enjoying Hyde Park in London, 1944.
Radley Walters, Clare Thompson, Doug Bradley, Nairn Boyd, and C. Humphries, Sherbrooke Fusiliers, during a training exercise in the rain.
Corporal Langley and "Snowy" Bridges, RCAPC, in Belgium, 1945.
A WAVE, two Marines, and a WREN Los Angeles 1945.
An English girlfriend of an officer from the Seaforth Highlanders, 1944.
Two Seaforth Highlander officers in Holland, 1945.
Brothers Wally Loucks (RCAF) and Merv Loucks (1st Canadian Parachute Battalion).
Dick Field (left) with friends Lloyd and Bill on the Isle of Capri, 1944.
A Royal 22ieme officer and a ladyfriend in Belgium, 1945.
Three Polish army friends in Egypt, 1942.
Grant McRae (RCAF) with Kay Botily and June Whiting (WRCNS), London, 1944.
Bob Barr (RCAF) and Kay Whiting (WRNCS) sightseeing in Southampton, England, 1945.
Florence Pennington (right) and her sisters in 1944.
Bored soldiers onboard HMCS Comox headed for Yorke Island in British Columbia, August 29, 1939. War would be declared 10 days later.
Christmas 1939 on Yorke Island, British Columbia.
An artillery platoon on the Pacific coast in British Columbia, 1943.
Art Wallace (left) and two friends on leave in Halifax, 1943.
Scruffy Weir, front left, with Tom Kirby-Green behind him, Bishca Gotowski next to Tom, and Doc Lybey, in Stalag Luft III, 1943.
Hughie Godefroy, WW2 fighter ace, and best friend of John "Scruffy" Weir, 401 Squadron RAF, Digby, England, 1941.
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