Having worked in Canada's space program, as an aerospace engineer with the RCAF, and lastly as a consultant, in retirement Keith Ogilvie turned to writing the story of his father, Keith (Skeets) Ogilvie during the Second World War. Skeets Ogilvie not only beat the odds in the Battle of Britain with six confirmed victories, he was later shot down by the Germans and sent to prisoner of war camps. The senior Ogilivie also took part in the "Great Escape"; tunnel that was made into a movie.


The Spitfire Luck of Skeets Ogilvie: From the Battle of Britain to the Great Escape (Heritage 2018) $22.95 978-1-77203-211-6

[BCBW 2018]