Archive for May, 2004

  • A Forgotten Disaster

    May 1, 2004 by John Boileau
    Clockwise from top: The Empress of Ireland plies the waters of the St. Lawrence in the early 1900s; the government steamer Lady Grey (foreground) sits in a dry dock at Levis, Que., in 1915; the damaged bow of the Storstad. Fourteen minutes. That was all...
  • Turning To World War I: Army, Part 52

    May 1, 2004 by Terry Copp
    From top: Bell tents and men fill a field at Camp Valcartier, Que., in 1914; A march-past is organized at Camp Borden, Ont., in July 1916; (Inset) Sir Sam Hughes (right) visits Camp Valcartier in September 1914. Most of the world remembers World War I...
  • The Original Rainbow Warrior: Navy, Part 3

    May 1, 2004 by Marc Milner
    From top: (Inset) Commander Walter Hose on the deck of HMCS Rainbow; HMCS Rainbow set off in August 1914 to find German cruisers along the American west coast; Canada’s first submarines, CC.1 and CC.2 were purchased by the Province of British Columbia in 1914. Ninety...
  • The Birth Of Missile Defence: Air Force, Part 3

    May 1, 2004 by Hugh A. Halliday
    From top: A Canadian soldier stands guard over debris from a V-2 rocket that fell near the docks in Antwerp, Belgium; A member of the French resistance examines a damaged V-1 rocket near Foucarmont, France, in 1944 In November 1939, British authorities acquired a summary...
  • Eye On Defence: Missile Defence And Canada

    May 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by David J. Bercuson William Lyon Mackenzie King The argument as to whether or not Canada ought to participate in the United States Ballistic Missile Defense System may never be decided on the actual merits of the case. Certain elements in Canada see too much...
  • Military Pins Hopes On Policy Review

    May 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Ray Dick Top: Retired lieutenant-general Romeo Dallaire chairs a panel discussion on multilateralism and the Canadian Forces with (from left) analysts Sean Maloney, Ann Fitz-Gerald and David Malone. Below (from left): Defence Minister David Pratt speaks to the Conference of Defence Associations as the...
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