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Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Charles Hector Rousseau

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Charles Hector Rousseau

 

Crossed the Bar: 06 Mar 2005, Rimouski, Quebec

 

HMCS Kapuskasing, HMCS Niagara

 

Charles recounted to his son how they captured U-570 and that they were in the port of Halifax when the ammunition warehouse exploded - "The darkness of the night went as bright as daylight." (Webmaster's note: this was the explosion at the ammunition depot at the Bedford Magazine on 18 Jul 1945)

 

Courtesy of Pierre Rousseau

Medals of Charles Hector Rousseau

Courtesy of Pierre Rousseau

Charles Rousseau's certificate of service

Photo of Charles Hector Rousseau taken during the war

Courtesy of Pierre Rousseau

Photo of Charles Hector Rousseau taken during the war

Courtesy of Pierre Rousseau

Photo of Charles Hector Rousseau taken during the war

Courtesy of Pierre Rousseau

 

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