DAN McCAFFERY is one of Canada''s most successful military aviation
history writers. He was born in Sarnia, Ontario, where he graduated
from the the Journalism Program at Lambton College of Applied Arts
and Technology. He worked for the Sarnia Gazette
, a weekly
newspaper, from 1974 to 1989 as a reporter and later as editor.
Since 1989 he has worked at the daily newspaper the Sarnia
where he is currently the assignment editor.
He has won three Canadian News Awards, two Ontario News Awards and
a Western Ontario News Award.
He is the author of Hell Island: Canadian Pilots and the 1942
Air Battle for Malta, Billy Bishop: Canadian Hero,
Air Aces, Battlefields in the Air, Canadian
Warplanes and Bush Planes and Bush Pilots. McCaffery
and his wife Val have been married for 28 years.