4/29/10: Skype Connects Dutch and Canadian Students on 65th Anniversary of Bad Penny's Flight
11/10/08: Glen Mitchell and Stan Jones at the Windsor Public Library read to Dougall Elementary students for Remembrance Day
8/02/08– “Workers for Victory” Vintage WWII Air Craft Display featuring fly-in of one of world’s last 2 flying Lancasters, by George Mock
Bad Penny Flies Back to Holland
In September 2007,
"A Bad Penny Always Comes Back" author Glen Mitchell traveled with his wife, Carmel, to the Netherlands to share his book with school children and to investigate opportunities for distributing the book there. They enjoyed meeting students, teachers, and new friends in Amsterdam, Apeldoorn, the Hague and Terbregge. Here are photos from their wonderful trip:
5/05/07 – Windsor's
Lancaster Rolls Home- a photo gallery by George Mock
5/05/07 – Canada-Netherlands
Friendship Day in Burlington.
4/29/07 – Moving
the Lanc photos by George Mock. Part: 1 | 2
Up, Up and Away! Make Your Own Bad
Penny Lancaster Plane!
Pat Kelly of Pat Kelly Model Design in Windsor, Ontario, has created a Clipitz Bad Penny plane for you. To begin simply download
the three pages with the Bad
Penny model pieces and instructions and then print. You will need scissors, glue
and maybe a grownup to help you cut and join in on the fun!
“A Bad Penny Always Comes Back” is more than the story of an act
of kindness during wartime. Glen Mitchell has captured the love between two
great nations, Canada and the Netherlands. A bond that is as strong today as
it was during the life saving food drops of “Operation Manna” in
the final days of WWII.” S. Michael Beale KTJ
Canadian Historical Aircraft Association
The Aviation History Online Museum and many others
Great Web links relating to Operation Manna. Canadian aviation
history, museums and aviation groups. Featured link: 65th Anniversary of Food Drop in Holland - April 29th, 2010 marks the 65th anniversary of the test flight of Bad Penny.