Born July 6, 1920, Bauchman moved to Victoria in 1989. After flying as a fighter pilot in WWII, he became a lawyer, practicing in several provinces. His book Spitfire Pilot (Nimbus, 1996) recounts his war experiences and has an introduction by friend and neighbour Al Purdy.

[BCBW 2003]

Spitfire Pilot (Nimbus/Lancelot $12.95)

Perry Bauchman's journey from an Annapolis Valley farm to fighting in WW II, Spitfire Pilot (Nimbus/Lancelot $12.95), features an introduction by his Vancouver Island neighbour Al Purdy. 0 88999 609 1

[BCBW 1997]