Photo Album

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1st Can Para   First Class

The first class who graduated on September 11, 1942.

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Portriat studio picture of Private Samuel Lange.

Photo General Howell   Left 1942

General Howell 1942 (at left) speaking with Lieutenant Colonel G.F.P. Bradbrooke.

Photo Art Stammers

Studio portrait of Art Stammers.

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Pte Brownjohn with the Battalion.

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Private Victor Brownjohn demonstrating his Bren gun technique.

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Pte Brownjohn on the Drop Zone of Operation Varsity.

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Pte Brownjohn on the Drop Zone of Operation Varsity.

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Nice early portrait studio picture of a young Paratrooper.

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Portrait studio picture of 1st Can Para member.

250Ft Training Tower Fort Benning  1943

250ft Training Tower - Fort Benning, 1943

Fort Benning   Inspected By Brig  Gens Walter S, Fulton

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion graduates being inspected by U.S. Brigadier General Walter S. Fulton, Commanding General of Fort Benning. Courtesy of ACME.

Wismar May 1945

Lieutenant Insole shaking hands with a Russian Officer near Wismar, 3 May 1945

A35 Mock Ups Packing Hanger Gymnasium Admin Bldgs.  Camp Shilo

A35 Mock ups, Packing hanger, Gymnasium Administrative buildings, Camp Shilo.

CSM Clifton Major Fauquier Sgt Chapman At The Packing Hanger  Shilo 1943

CSM Clifton, Major Fauquier and Sgt Chapman at the Packing Hanger, Shilo 1943.

CSM Clifton In Front Of Lodestar At Rivers Manitoba 1943

CSM Clifton in front of a Lodestar at Rivers Manitoba 1943.

Cockpit Of Lodestar 552   1943

Cockpit of Lodestar 552, 1943.

D. Harris At Fort Benning Transport Section Office    November 1942

Sgt Harris at Fort Benning Transport Section Office 1942.

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Sgt Harris at Shilo, Manitoba.

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250 FT parachute towers in action.

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Mass parachute drop

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Planes approaching the drop zone getting ready for a large parachute drop.

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WO Rowbotham. Courtesy of Phyllis Rowbotham.

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GO!!!

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High tower chairlift and free arm in operation. Courtesy of Phyllis Rowbotham.

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Mock tower in action, Shilo, Manitoba.

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Pte Spisak, second from the left getting ready to jump. Courtesy of Bob Spisak

Harnessing Up At Charter In 1943

Harnessing up at Charter 1943.

Lockheeds In The Air Between Rivers And Shilo 1943

Lockheeds in the air between Rivers and Shilo 1943.

Lodestar 1943

Lodestar 1943

Lodestars At The Relief Field At Charter 1944

Lodestars at the relief field at Charter, 1944.

Looking Down And Out From Shock Harness

Looking down and out from the shock harness.

Sgt Harris  Major Fauquier

Sgt Harris and Major Fauquier.

Sgt Harris Rivers Manitoba 1943

Sgt Harris at Rivers Manitoba 1943. Courtesy of Darrel Harris.

Sgt Stewart In The Harness

Sgt Stewart in the harness.

Sign Out At Proctor Field Camp Shilo 1943

Sign out at Proctor Field, Camp Shilo 1943. Courtesy of Darrel Harris.

View Of Mock Towers From High Tower

View of the Mock Towers out of the Hight Tower.

Sgt Stewart Sgt Twaddle Capt Lancaster Sgt Lloyd Sgt Harris  Shilo 1945

From left to right, Sgt Stewart, Sgt Twaddle, Capt Lancaster, Sgt Lloyd and Sgt Harris, Shilo 1945. Courtesy of Darrel Harris.

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Officer group photo.

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L/Cpl Jensen on the right posing with some friends.

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Pte Brownjohn at Niagara on the Lake.

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Captured war souvenirs.

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Pte Brownjohn relaxing reading a good book.

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Sgt Daniel Serrick

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Served with the 1st Special Service Force KIA May 29, 1944 age 23 Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Camp Shilo From Top Of Uncompleted Jump Tower

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Camp Shilo from top of uncompleted Jump Tower. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Shilo Also From Tower

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Camp Shilo from top of Jump Tower. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Thats A Storm Brewing Over Shilo Also Taken From Tower

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. That's a storm brewing over Camp Shilo also taken from the Jump Tower. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

A Mock Up One Of Our Many Torture Devises Shilo Manitoba

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. A Mock Up, one of our many torture devices at Shilo Manitoba. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Gun Tractors At Shilo

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Gun tractors at Shilo, Manotiba. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Guns  Limbers At Shilo

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Gun limbers at Shilo Manitoba. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Jump Tower In Early Stages Of Construction   Shilo Manitoba

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Jump Tower in early stages of construction at Shilo Manitoba. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Jump Tower Nearly Completed At Shilo I Climbed This Tower Every Day For A Week Just To Keep My Head In The Game

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Shilo Jump Tower nearly completed. I climbed this tower every day for a week just to keep my head in the game. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Mock Fuselage   One Of The Boys Giving It A Try   Shilo Manitoba

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Mock fuselage at Shilo. One of the boys giving it a try. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen

Taken From 250 Jump Tower At Shilo A Good Arial Photograph

Photographs from S/Sgt Daniel “Dannie” Serrick. Picture taken from 250ft Jump Tower at Shilo. Courtesy of Dave Gilhen