Finding a Needle in a Haystack

Thursday, APRIL 29, 2021@22:42-BEING IT IS THE 77TH ANNIVERSARY, OF H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07, LOSS, DUE TO GERMAN ENEMY NAVAL FORCE/KRIEGSMARINE, TORPEDO BOATS T-27, T-24…WHOM SANK G 07/H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07, …OFF THE COAST OF Ille De Batz, FRANCE, WITH 128 CASUALTIES, OF G 07, ON APRIL 29, 1944@ 03:00 …TO O4:10.

BLOG CREDIT: Pierre LEGACE.

RESEARCH OTHER POSTINGS ON H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07, TODAY and YESTERDAY, by Killick Vison/Brian Murza, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Note: PHOTOGRAPHS of H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07.

Lest We Forget

That is a fair comparison…

How to validate what my wife’s uncle said back in July 2009 at a family reunion?

His name was not in the Book.

I have looked at that picture a hundred times to find him.

The subject of WWII came up in the family reunion when my wife talked about another of her uncle, Jean Bachand, who was wounded on the beach of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

I was quite knowledgeable about WWII… so I thought!

HMCS Athabaskan did not participate in Operation Overlord. But I did not know that nor did I know anything about that ship, not even her name.

HMCS Athasbaskan G07

Jean Bachand, my wife’s uncle, died in 1964 from complications from his wounds he received on Juno Beach. He was a soldier with Les Fusiliers de Mont-Royal regiment. Little is known in the family about his service record.

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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