Warrant Officer Syd Cohen of Winnipeg, Manitoba, died in the St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg following an accident at No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba. He joined the air force soon after the outbreak of war. He trained at Portage la Prairie and Toronto and received his wings at Rockcliffe. He served as a pilot at various stations in Manitoba and was posted to Paulson in 1942 as a staff pilot.
Private Benjamin Grower was born in Romania and resided in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He received discharges three times (April 1915, July 1915, and March 1917) for medical reasons before joining. He died of phthisis (tuberculosis).
News Story: He was a member of Manitoba legislature. He was elected first in 1913 for the Independent Labour Party. Noted for his bill to outlaw anti-Semitic propaganda. He emigrated from Vilna (Lithuania) as a child.
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May 27, 1943
Front page has an illustration of a man wearing a suit and tie. Articles relating the war and Jewish concerns. Includes article “Samuel Zygelbojm, Member Of Polish Council, Dies At 49”. Narrative: Szmul Zygielbojm (1895–1943) was a Jewish-Polish socialist politician, leader of the Bund, and a member of the National Council of the Polish government in exile. He committed suicide to protest the indifference of the Allied governments to the Holocaust.