The Endless Battle: The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan by Andy Flanagan

"At age twenty-five, James Andrew Flanagan began an adventure he believed might add a little excitement to his life.....his exciting journey quickly turned into a never-ending nightmare." So begins author Andy Flanagan in his introduction to a little told part of WWII: the Battle of Hong Kong that started just hours after the Japanese attacked … Continue reading The Endless Battle: The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan by Andy FlanaganContinue reading

Living Up to a Legend by Diana Bishop

My Adventures with Billy Bishop's Ghost, Diana Bishop's memoirs of her grandfather, WWI Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop, is an insightful, moving look at growing up in the shadow of a legend. Living Up to a Legend (Dundurn, 2017) is full of important moments and keen recollections of a life lived not only with Billy's ghost but with … Continue reading Living Up to a Legend by Diana BishopContinue reading