Archive for September, 2003

  • Entering The Nuclear Age

    September 1, 2003 by Jeremy Whitlock
    Top: The Chalk River Laboratories was established during WW II on the Ottawa River, about two hours west of Ottawa. Inset: Nuclear research has been a benefit to cancer therapy. In September 1945, a month after the end of World War II, Canadians were still...
  • Eye On Defence: Debating Canada’s Place In The UN

    September 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by David J. Bercuson Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and U.S. President George W. Bush wave to the crowds during Bush’s visit to Kananaskis, Alta., for the G-8 summit in June 2002. As of late June the failure of the United States to find weapons of...
  • Stamp, Ceremonies Recognize Korean War Anniversary

    September 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    Canadian Korean War veterans march past the reviewing stand across from Parliament Hill. Inset: The artwork for the Korean War commemorative stamp is unveiled in Ottawa during a reception at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea. Major events marking the 50th anniversary of the...
  • Peacekeeper Honoured By Landmine Group

    September 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Ray Dick Carol Isfeld holds some of the Izzy dolls the 1 Combat Engineer Regiment gives to children in wartorn countries. “One of the reasons we band together to attempt to rid the world of landmines is, I believe, derived from that trait in...
  • Watch Lost In Wartime Returned To Aviator

    September 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Ray Dick Jo Forman of Sault Ste. Marie Branch holds the watch he lost during WW II and a letter from France explaining where and how it was found. World War II veteran Jo Forman of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., has finally got his...
  • Canadian Battlefields In France Recognized

    September 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Dan Black From top: A view of St-Lambert-sur-Dives; Canadian Battle of Normandy Foundation President Charles Belzile (third from right) and Jacques Longuet des Digueres open the belvedere. Up until last June, Canadian tourists could have easily driven through the tiny Normandy village of St-Lambert-sur-Dives...
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