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WW2 Cartoons by Ricky - RCAF


These wartime cartoons are very evocative of life in the RCAF during WW2. We would like to put together a full story of Ricky - who he was, what units he served in, whether he survived the war and if so, where did he go? If you have any information to add to this story please contact us via the Helpdesk. And if you have more Ricky cartoons: send them along!


Ricky cartoon 'A very advanced airfield feeling'

Ricky cartoon 'Jerries meet a wildcat'

The following version portrays Butch as a Typhoon rocket firing pilot and is said to have been published in a Canadian forces newspaper in 1945.

Ricky Cartoon rocket firing Typhoon pilot

Ricky Cartoon: what didn't you do in the war daddy?

Courtesy: McMaster University

Ricky cartoon RCAF Christmas

Caption Reads: 'And what do you want for Christmas?'



2018-01-06 SY

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