De Winton Flight Training School
No. 31 Elementary Flying Training School 75th Anniversary Commemoration was held on June 15th, 2016
Okotoks Online 75th anniversary coverage with lots of pictures from the event
CBC Calgary article about the base
CBC Homestretch article featuring Don Laubman
Calgary Herald Former RAF base, Station De Winton, celebrates 75th birthday
Okotoks / De Winton Scrapbook Project
She Made Them Family: A Scrapbook from the Prairies, a collection of letters, photos, anecdotes, magazine and newspaper clippings from The Second World War compiled by Mrs. Alice Spackman, Okotoks, Alberta.
Here's an inside look at the scrapbook.
Book Launch was held Sunday November 8th 2015 at 2pm at the Rotary Performing Arts Centre Okotoks
The book is available at ...
Shelf Life Books For independent minds and spirits, at the corner of 4th Street & 13th Avenue SW
Peachland View A few factual errors, but coverage of my presentation
Okotoks Living Brittle Pages, on page 15
CBC's The National with Carolyn Dunn
CBC Calgary ... a more local take.
Okotoks Western Wheel Foothills in Wartime
Okotoks Online Wartime history depicted in a scrapbook
Rocky Mountain Outlook Poucette's legacy lives on
Okotoks Western Wheel Story is on Pages 19 to 30
Elinor Florence: Tales from an Old Tar
For Posterity's Sake: HMCS Quinte
Calgary Mosquito Society
WWI Stained Glass Window at Scarboro United Church, Calgary
Scarboro United Church vignette.
Central United Church WWI Soldiers Memorialized in Bronze
Pte. John Fisher, Canadian 5th Battalion
Gordon Jones passed away Sept 10, 2013
Tribute article from the
High River Times
Vintage Wings - A web article... Me and Mr. Jones!
Bomber Command Museum of Canada
CBC National - with Peter Mansbridge!!
CBC Newsworld - Local news version
Bomber Command Museum of Canada Newsletter - Spring 2013, Page 12
The Calgary Herald - Valerie Fortney interviewed Gordon, his daughter Mary-Ellen, and me... The story ran January 3, 2013
Okotoks Western Wheel - Gordon's story is on pages 6 and 7.
Gordon Jones trained and later became an instructor as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) at High River, Alberta during WWII. His biography, Wings Over High River, took-off on Saturday, December 1st at 1:30 pm. The book launch was held at the Museum of the Highwood, 406 First Street S.W.,
High River, AB.
Book is available through the Bomber Command Museum's Gift Shop, or directly though Anne.
COPA Magazine ... "delightful, yet compelling" - a review by Adam Hunt
Airforce Magazine Baking, Bribery, and a Tiger Moth