Just in from England…
R.C. Harris and unknown pilot
Robert Harris owes so much to Eugene Gagnon, and Eugene Gagnon owed so much to Richard Harris his navigator. They flew all their 33 missions together. They could not have survived without each other.
They were a team!
If both survived the war it’s because they had utmost trust in each other. Richard Harris is on the left, but the airman on the left is not Eugene Gagnon.
I would know because I have many pictures of Eugene.
R.C. called him Gene seen here on a caricature made by Pat Rooney.
These two airmen I believe were not with 23 Squadron when that picture was taken. I will find out someday because Robert will scan some logbook pages.
I just can’t wait. I just love looking at logbooks.
Wish I had Eugene’s logbook.
While we are waiting for more from Robert, here are two pictures with airmen that have to be identified.
The finest of the finest…