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John Haworth Drewry Letters

Letters from John Haworth Drewry to his parents. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-3140

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not get rattled. Please do not get the idea that some of the mothers of the Toronto boys seem to have. They fuss about the danger their boys are in, whereas there is little danger. Only two have been hurt here and both cases were of carelessness. I am flying solo now and it is a great experience. It is a peculiar sensation to be shooting along at 70 miles an hour at a height of 3 or 4 thousand feet - sort of a mixture of loneliness and the freedom of a bird. It is peculiar how soon you become part of the machine and do things almost instinctively. It won't be a great while before we begin practice on artillery observation and aerial gunnery. I think I have told you about all I can of what our life is here with the

BC Archives, 93-6553 Box 4 DREWRY FAMILY Selected Correspondence, 1917 – 1919.

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