The Long Return

Bob Porter's Story of the War Years...

Acknowledgement

My wife FRAN-CLEMENCE, for many hours of typing and editing; My daughter SHELLEY PORTER, TONY GREAVES, BOB FOWLER, JIM WILCOX, CAROL PATRICK, PETER EGGLETON, and BERKLEY THOMAS, for editing; MEL PATRICK, for his patience in teaching me how to computerise my material; MICHELLE ZION, for her painting of the Lancaster on the cover; DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE, for the pictures; R. N. WOYCHUK (now deceased), for the sketches on POW life; BILL GUNSTON, for his kind permission to re-print his "Introduction to so many" at the end of my story; WYBE BUISING, who did the researching in Holland for me.