Wop May Comic about First Air Police Chase in Canada

Wop May Comic about First Air Police Chase in Canada

Legacy of Heroes: Flight into Danger, the second issue in the Edmonton Police Service‚Äôs popular comic book series, is now available. The exciting story, taken from the Edmonton Police Service archives, describes the first time in Canadian history an aircraft was used by police in a criminal pursuit. Edson was the impromptu destination for pilot and police passenger in this hair-raising adventure. They landed on 1st Ave and Wop later took off from Main Street.             Read the Galloway Station Museum report on the landing here!                             Read the online comic...

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POW War Journal

POW War Journal

Canadian Sgt. L.E. (Vern) Turner was shot down over Germany during WWII on April 8, 1943. Shortly after parachuting to the ground, he was picked up by the Gestapo. Turner was the only member of his crew to survive. Although Vern Turner never lived in Edson, AB (he is originally from Moose Jaw) his journal depicting his capture, imprisonment and release from Stalag Luft 1 Prisoner of War camp in Barth, Germany gives us a personal and uniquely Canadian look inside the life of a...

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