Canadian Hero – Leonard Birchall RCAF — Pacific Paratrooper

Leonard Birchall One of the things Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Air Commodore Leonard Birchall is most remembered for is being the “Savior of Ceylon.” He was the pilot who warned the Allied forces in Colombo of the Japanese surprise attack that was on its way, thus allowing them to prepare and preventing a repeat […]

Canadian Hero – Leonard Birchall RCAF — Pacific Paratrooper

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  1. Thank you for sharing this story. We must remember that we did not win the war on our own.

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