BGen Ron Button - The Cold War

Episode 56,  Nov 03, 2019, 11:24 PM

BGen Ron Button - The Cold War

This Episode was originally broadcast in 2013.   It was introduced by then Prime Minister of Canada - Stephen Harper.

There were a lot of pressures facing fighter pilots during the Cold War in Europe and BGen Ronald Button will talk about what it was like for those fighter pilots during those trying times.  He will also talk about the heroics of others as he modestly mentions his own achievements.  This episode will also give you some insight into the challenges facing fighter pilots during the Cold War at a time when Canada got its first Jet Aircraft.  He will also talk about what it was like for the Military Families at that time.