Born in Victoriaville, Quebec, in 1944, J.P.A. Michel Lavigne is an enthusiastic aviation historian, particularly in the field of Canadian fighter pilots, 1939-1945. He has written five books on the subject, three of them co-authored with Wing Commander James F. Edwards.
Né à Victoriaville, Québec, en 1944, J.P.A. Michel Lavigne est un historien passionné d'aviation, en particulier les pilotes de chasse canadiens de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. Il a écrit cinq livres sur le sujet, dont trois en collaboration avec le W/C James F. Edwards.
This is the true story of “Stocky” Edwards, Canada’s top living fighter pilot. The story begins in Battleford, Saskatchewan where Stocky grew up. During his childhood, shooting partridge, and working hard, Stocky learned the lessons that would serve him well during the Desert War. This is the incredible story of a young Canadian who goes to war and becomes a superior pilot and leader of men.