Archive for May, 2002

  • Wings In The Wilderness

    May 1, 2002 by Steve Pitt
    A prospector unloads supplies from a bush plane at Taltheillie Narrows, N.W.T. In 1919, most of Canada’s 3,700,000 square miles were still uncharted wilderness. People could sail along parts of Canada’s extensive coastline or travel coast to coast on a single railroad line that virtually...
  • Reeled In

    May 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Allan W. Waddy   As a sailor on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship St. Croix (2nd) during the mid-1960s, I had the honour to be a member of the Royal Canadian Navy in the exciting era prior to the unification of the Canadian Forces...
  • Normandy, A Soldier’s View

    May 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Ken Huxtable Soldiers take a few moments to relax with some music amid the destroyed and very dusty city of Caen, France. After rushing through breakfast on the morning of June 6, 1944, members of our unit—the 203 Canadian Infantry Ordnance Sub Park—left the...
  • Barging Down The Mackenzie

    May 1, 2002 by Graham Chandler
    The river tug Vic Ingraham awaits its skipper at Fort Providence, N.W.T. Sir Alexander Mackenzie never had it this good. I’m in the middle of the river named after him, soaking up the Indian summer rays that bathe the deck of the river tug Vic...
  • Francis Forster

    May 1, 2002 by Jennifer Morse
    Stevedore. Travel and adventure have been a big part of war artist ‘s life. Born in 1907 in Calcutta, India, he and his family immigrated to Canada and settled in Toronto in 1928. He studied art in London, England, and Paris and held teaching positions...
  • Heroism: On The North Atlantic

    May 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Robert C. Fisher German U-boat U-210 as seen from the deck of the Canadian destroyer Assiniboine during a deadly encounter on the North Atlantic in August 1942. The Battle of the Atlantic, which is commemorated the first Sunday in May, was the longest continuous...
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