Wayne Ralph - Author & Photographer

Biographer - Air War Historian

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Featured on this page are photos of some of the aces of Canada who fought in every theatre of war, and provided an outstanding example of courage and leadership.

Two Navy carrier aces of the Pacific Theatre - Atkinson on Hellcats & Sheppard on Corsairs

Two night fighter / intruder aces on the Beaufighter and the Mosquito - Fumerton & Bannock

P40 / Spitfire ace - Edwards

Spitfire aces - Kennedy, Laubman, Lindsay, Smith

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Irving Farmer "Hap" Kennedy, Spitfire, RAF - 263; 111; 93 and RCAF - 421, 401



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William Atkinson, F4F Hellcat, Fleet Air Arm - 1844; HMS Indomitable; Formidable

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James Edwards, P40 & Spitfire, RAF - 96;260;274 and RCAF - 417; 127 Wing

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Carl Fumerton, Beaufighter, RAF - 32;1;89 and RCAF - 406

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Donald Laubman, Spitfire, RCAF - 412 (Beaverbrook War Art painting by Robert Hyndman, courtesy of the Canadian War Museum)

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Douglas Lindsay, Spitfire, RCAF - 403; 416

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Rod Smith, Spitfire, RAF - 126 and RCAF - 412; 401

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Donald Sheppard, F4U Corsair, Fleet Air Arm - 1835; 1836; HMS Illustrious

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Russ Bannock (left), with navigator Robert Bruce (right), Mosquito, RCAF - 418; 406