It was sent back to the grieving father in Winnipeg in 1948. To the wrong address. That’s why Samuel Jacob Donen’s RCAF log book went back to Ottawa, and was placed in the Jewish airman’s military files, where it sat for nearly seven decades. The family never knew it existed. I found it. On the eve of Remembrance Day, 2015. Here is the story.
|Larry Donen, holding his uncle’s Log Book.|
|Samuel Jacob Donen, in uniform. (Ellin Bessner photo)|
|Donen grave in Accra, Ghana.|
|Last page of log book. (Ellin Bessner photo)|