Photograph of Flavio Da Silva taken in Moncton, New Brunswick, 1942.Flavio Da Silva
Flavio Da Silva on training, western Canada, summer 1942.Flavio Da Silva
Flavio Da Silva (right) and friends at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, 1944.Flavio Da Silva
Flavio Da Silva in north Africa, 1944.Flavio Da Silva
A market in Fez, Morocco, 1942.Flavio Da Silva
Flavio Da Silva in Waterloo, Ontario, August 2012.Historica Canada
"We flew out across the Mediterranean towards the Atlantic, mid-Atlantic, basically to get an idea what the weather was like, what was coming towards Italy because that’s where the big trouble was going on."