Archive for January, 2004

  • Voyageurs On The Nile

    January 1, 2004 by John Boileau
    The Nile Voyageurs negotiate the river’s second cataract in November 1884. For nearly 400 Canadians it was a winter like no other. Instead of the snow and sub-zero temperatures of their native land, they faced the soaring heat and sun-scorched desert of the Sudan in...
  • Canada’s Military Ethos

    January 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by David J. Bercuson However the concept “profession of arms” is described in modern terms, it is always defined as having an “unlimited liability” to the political masters who direct the military and ultimately to the society from which the military springs. In the plainest...
  • Canadian Soldiers Receive British Medal

    January 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    Top: General Ray Hénault presents the British Operational Service Medal for Sierra Leone to Master Warrant Officer Ken Zack. Above: Officers salute during the presentation ceremony. In a ceremony at Ottawa’s Cartier Square Drill Hall, General Ray Hénault, the chief of defence staff, presented 35...
  • by Ray Dick A United States Army Stryker armoured vehicle moves out during exercises at Fort Polk, La. The Canadian version will also have a 105-millimetre gun. Canadian soldiers who go in harm’s way on missions to world trouble spots will be getting some new...
  • Pausing To Reflect

    January 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    From top: Fisherman Barry Sullivan remembers while on his boat at Herring Cove, N.S.; businessmen pause for remembrance on Bay Street in downtown Toronto; Leonard Epp of Rockwood Bison pauses while at the farm north of Stonewall, Man.; participating in a candlelight service at Yellowknife,...
  • An Italian Remembrance

    January 1, 2004 by Jennifer Morse
    Illustrations and story by Jennifer Morse Clockwise from top left: Student Celene Montgomery arrives at Canadian College Italy in Lanciano; college history teacher Dennis Makowetsky (left) chats with author Saverio Di Tullio during a visit to the Moro River Canadian War Cemetery; Cristina D’Alessandro (left)...
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