I found this card in my dad (George White’s) collection.
My dad, “Whitey” sent it to his girlfriend “Rene”.
Rene was my mother. Catherine Elizabeth Forman was from Reston, Manitoba.
Rene and Whitey met at an Air Force dance, at Rivers Manitoba. Whitey was training at No. 1 Air Navigation School at the Rivers Air Base.
“Rene and Whitey”
They married after the war and settled in Calgary.
I still have many of the letters he wrote her while he was overseas.
The letters were heavily censored by the Air Force, but I also have a wonderful journal that fills in many of the blanks created by the censors.
It will make a great read when I have the time to put it all together.
It might even make a great movie.
December 27, 2012.