Archive for January, 2003

  • Beware The Windigo

    January 1, 2003 by Steve Pitt
    Ojibway artist Mary Ann Caibaiosai’s depiction of the Windigo. Stories of the beast were often used to keep children from straying too far from villages. Transylvania has Count Dracula. Scotland has the Loch Ness monster. Florida has the Sasquatch Skunk Ape of the Everglades and...
  • A Look Back

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Stan Scislowski No civilian can expect to know the deep feelings that can well up in a war veteran when he visits the site of his greatest trial and efforts in the war. Those who have never heard the unholy din of battle, smelled...
  • Nightly Messages in The Congo

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Dan Danyluk It was April 1961. Two miles south of the airport, heading into Albertville in what was then known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. My driver pointed left, slowed the jeep, and spoke: “Yesterday. That’s where they killed and ate the...
  • Mission To Sierra Leone

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Major John Egan The author pauses during a live-fire exercise near the Songo River in Sierra Leone in 2001. The Hercules dove to within 200 feet of the Atlantic as it came up on the coast of Sierra Leone. Tilting left, then right to...
  • The Pride Of Yarmouth

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Tom MacGregor From left: Wreaths were placed at the town cenotaph immediately after the church service; Memorial Club member Courtney Clayton visits with Veterans Place resident George LeBlanc; veterans join in singing O Canada. The white T-shirts and red windbreakers are as familiar to...
  • A Heartfelt Remembrance

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Ray Dick From top: Nepean, Ont., resident J. Roger MacPherson, who served during peacetime with the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, looks on during the national Remembrance Day ceremony; the Governor General flanked by Silver Cross Mother Doreen Coolen and Dominion President...
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