Canadians in the Battle of Britain, Ted Barris Presentation & Beer Call - 13 Sep 2024

Canadians in the Battle of Britain, Ted Barris Presentation & Beer Call - 13 Sep 2024

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We are happy to welcome Ted Barris once again at the Vintage Wings' hangar to present his newest book, Canadians in the Battle of Britain.

The evening will start at 6:00 p.m. and will include pizza and drinks for a nominal cost.

Copies of Canadians in the Battle of Britain will be available for purchase  during the event, and the author will be available for signatures after the presentation.

Hope to see you there!

Admission fee: $15 for Non-Members - Free for VWC Members.
Location: Vintage Wings of Canada
               1699 Arthur-Fecteau street
               Gatineau, QC
               J8R 2Z9

Ted Barris is an award-winning journalist, author, and broadcaster. His writing has regularly appeared in the national press, as well as magazines as diverse as Air Force, esprit de corps and Zoomer. He has also worked as host/contributor for most CBC Radio network programs, PBS in the U.S. and on TV Ontario. And after 18 years teaching, he recently retired as a full-time professor of journalism at Toronto’s Centennial College.

Barris is the author of 20 bestselling, non-fiction books, including a series on wartime Canada:

  • Rush to Danger: Medics in the Line of Fire 
  • Juno: Canadians at D-Day, June 6, 1944
  • Days of Victory: Canadians Remember 1939-1945
  • Behind the Glory: Canada's Role in the Allied Air War
  • Deadlock in Korea: Canadians at War, 1950-1953
  • Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9-12, 1917
  • Breaking the Silence: Veterans' Untold Stories from the Great War to Afghanistan

His 17th book, The Great Escape: A Canadian Story, won the 2014 Libris Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award.

In 2018, RCAF Association awarded Ted Barris and his 18th book, Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid against Nazi Germany, its 2018 NORAD Trophy for "significant and unequalled contribution to the preservation of Air Force values, traditions, history and heritage."

Battle of the Atlantic, Ted's 20th non-fiction book, was published in August of this year.

A summary of the book is coming soon!

*Présentation en anglais seulement. Désolé des inconvénients.

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