Archive for July, 2003

  • Door-To-Door Bookstores

    July 1, 2003 by Jeffrey S. Murray
    A depiction of a 19th century book agent canvassing a farmer. “Success in book selling is not a matter of luck,” advises a small pamphlet written at the beginning of the 20th century for new door-to-door agents who had signed on to peddle a special...
  • Canadians In Korea

    July 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Ted Barris From top: Members of 3 PPCLI read a letter from “unit sweetheart” Rose Marie Stumpf in June 1953; Canadian soldiers move in single file across a valley in May 1951; Canadian medical personnel tend to a wounded soldier in the spring of...
  • With The Guns In Korea

    July 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Don Dalke The story of how I got to serve in the Korean War begins in 1944 when I joined the army cadets at Lethbridge, Alta. I was 14 at the time, but worked my way through to become an officer. When I turned...
  • My Day At The Wall

    July 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Jack LaChance Jack LaChance stands next to the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Brampton, Ont. The dedication of the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance on July 27, 1997, was one of the most meaningful and solemn days of my life. Up...
  • Our New Citizens

    July 1, 2003 by Steve Pitt
    Indonesian-born Kreato Adi Wijaya, 9, and his sister Majoli, 7, are among those taking the oath at a Toronto ceremony. On a cold, dull April afternoon in Toronto, people begin gathering in the basement of a library in Parkdale, one of the most ethnically diverse...
  • Canadian Airmen And Airwomen In The Korean War

    July 1, 2003 by Jennifer Morse
    Dan Ryan’s painting Towards Their Final Destination. In a new venture by author Carl Mills, 18 paintings were commissioned over the last few years to complement his upcoming book titled Canadian Airmen And Airwomen In The Korean War. All but two of these canvases were...
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