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August 2011

Health File

Health and medical news seems to fly at us from every direction these days—rising disease rates; new tests or treatments; new risks; medical breakthroughs; the state of our health care system; a seemingly unending series of reports on new research and health trends. Health care today is like a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle—many interconnected pieces need to link up to build the complete picture.

The Role Of The Boats: Air Force, Part 46

Personnel participate in dinghy drill in the Ottawa River, 1943. PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA064844 Air forces have long since relied on boats of one

At The Edge Of Disaster: Navy, Part 46

German U-boat U-210 under attack in the Atlantic. The photo was taken from the deck of HMCS Assiniboine, August 1942. PHOTO: G.E. SALTER, LIBRARY AND

Taking Caen: Army, Part 95

Operation Charnwood, the July 8-9, 1944, attack on Caen, Normandy, by I British Corps, was a multi-phase advance. The first part, intended to collapse the city’s outer defensive perimeter, required Canada’s 9th (Highland) Infantry Brigade to capture Buron, Gruchy, and Authie, three villages that the 12th SS had fortified during the month-long pause in the Caen sector.

The Canadian Forces Artists Program

Thurston Topham’s Night Scene On The Somme. . Over the last 95 years, more than 200 artists have been charged with capturing the military history

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