Hall of Valour - Temple Du Courage


We wish to thank the Department of National Defense (DND) History Directorate for their generosity in making available to our volunteers, all of the biography information in their biography files. Also, we are indebted to the DND History Directorate for the hundreds of photos in their biography files which our volunteers were able to give to our artists for preparation of "black and white" portraits.

The following authors are thanked for information provided in their books:

  • "Black Crosses on My Wingtips" by Dr. Irving Kennedy---- Ottawa Ontario
  • "They Led The Way" by Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame
  • "A Thousand Shall Fall" by Murray Peden---- Winnipeg Manitoba
  • "World War II - An Airman Remembers" by John Patterson--- Ottawa Ont.
  • "Our Bravest And Best" by Arthur Bishop---- Toronto Ont.
  • "Courage In The Air" by Arthur Bishop---- Toronto Ont.
  • "Courage on the Battlefield" by Arthur Bishop---- Toronto Ont.
  • "Courage At Sea" by Arthur Bishop---- Toronto Ont.
  • "Those Waiting Dreams" by Robbins Elliott---- Wolfville Nova Scotia
  • "Merrickville Remembers" by Merrickville Ontario Memorial Committee
  • "Thunderbirds At War" by Laurence Motiuk---- Ottawa Ont.
  • "Nursery of the Air Force" by Brian Costello---- Carleton Place Ont.
  • "We Are The Dead" by Larry Gray---- Carleton Place Ont.
  • "In The Morning - Veterans of Victoria County, Cape Breton" by                                        Victoria Culture & Heritage Society
  • The Board of Directors of Canadian Veterans Hall of Honour Inc. wish to thank the Air Force Association of Canada and Hugh Halliday for the information on veterans available on the Air Force Association website.

  • Dr. Steve Harris & Staff--- Department of National Defence---                                                     History Directorate--- Ottawa, Ont.