Canada at War: : One Man's War

Wing Commander Robert T. P. Davidson, 27, of Vancouver, is a seven-year R.A.F. veteran who has fought in almost every theater of war, earned a D.F.C. Last week a report of his latest exploit came from Britain.

Davidson was in action over France last May when flak forced him to crash-land. Over his radio he shouted to his mates: "Tell my wife I'm okay!" While Germans hunted for him, he hid in a wheat field. "I heard a German officer give the order to shoot me on sight. Later they brought hounds . . . but the wonderful French...

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