Pierre Lagacé, the master of 19 blogs, always has time to assist and research for someone else. Here is an example of why he does so much!
How I came to write several blogs about WWII and about veterans is a very long story which started back in July 2009.
How I came to know Jacques Gagnon is also a very long story. Meeting Jacques Gagnon in 2011 led to a guest post he wrote in French on this blog about 425 Les Alouettes one week ago. This is the English translation of the meeting Jacques Gagnon had with a veteran air gunner Jacques “Coco” Morin.
Collection Jacques “Coco” Morin (Mont-Joli, Quebec – 1944)
Jacques Gagnon wrote the text and he sent me pictures his wife took of the meeting. I rarely put personal pictures of people on this blog. I am always relunctant to do so. These pictures on the other hand help to better understand what you will read.
The original text was written in French and automatic translation did not do justice to…
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