Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (June 5, 2007)
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a real Canadian Hero! William Barker is Canada's most-decorated nice warfare hero. Born in Dauphin, Manitoba on Nov. three, 1894, he wracked up a complete of fifty victories at the Italian and Western fronts. He fought a amazing dogfight, single-handedly, opposed to 10-plus German warring parties (Barker predicted to Captain Johnston in 1919 nearly 15) on October 27, 1918, for which he used to be offered the Victoria pass (which is commonly offered posthumously). His lifestyles used to be tragically lower brief in a flying twist of fate in Ottawa in 1930. regardless of his for bravery, his continues to be have been buried in a crypt marked Smith (his wife's relatives) in Toronto. the writer felt the necessity to tackle Barker's obscurity. In real Wayne Ralph kind, he brings to lifestyles the rustic that used to be Canada within the early twentieth century via this compelling tale. This new illustrated variation celebrates Canada's mostdecorated WWI combatant. The exploits of William Barker, VC, DSO, MC benefit lasting booklet.