Veteran Stories:
Jean Fontaine

Air Force

  • Photo of crew members of Jean Fontaine's team in front of their Lancaster ME333, in Gravely, England, on January 22th, 1945. From Left to right: Hall, Horne, Fonatine, Monk, North, Hampe.

    Jean Fontaine
  • When the war started, "dog tags" were made of plastic, and they are now very rare.
    Those are original plastic dog tags of Flight Lieutenant Jean Fontaine.

    Jean Fontaine
  • Military Identity Card of Flight Lieutenant Jean Fontaine.

    Jean Fontaine
  • Jean Fontaine's Medals, including the Distinguished Flying Cross (for courage and worship in the duty during the active service against the enemy) of the United Kingdom, and decoration of Canadian Forces - CD with two bars.

    Jean Fontaine
  • Discharge Certificate of Flight Lieutenant Jean Fontaine.

    Jean Fontaine
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"In other words, I hurry to had that on the RAF's base, near Cambridge, there were two squadrons: Mosquitoe Squadron and Lancasters, I was the only French speaker ont the base."

Transcript

An English transcript is not available at this time. Please consult the French transcript.

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