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Canadian forces busier than ever

In today’s paper, we are telling the story of two men who left the district to join the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Canadian Navy.

Both returned to Fort Frances, raised families, and seldom ever told the stories of their lives in the Second World War.

Stan Ward and his wife, Millie, raised four sons just down the street from me. He was my Cub master and although I knew that he had been in the air force during the war, I did not understand what he endured.

He was much a quiet, soft-spoken gentleman.

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