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This is part of an article Dean Black wrote back in 2002 on Airforce Magazine.
This is the pilot I want to pay homage to by using Dean’s article.
He gave me the green light.
The story is most revealing as it shows how all the airmen who flew during WWII felt the fear but had the courage to press on even in the face of certain death.
Lest We Forget
In memory of
GORDON FRANCIS JOSEPH HOBEN
who died on July 11, 1942
- Service Number: J/15077
- Force: Air Force
- Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
- Division: 403 Sqdn.
- Son of Elmo and Lucie Hoben, of Toronto, Ontario. Husband of Hilda Hoben, of Toronto