Archive for November, 2004

  • Troops Receive Packages For Canada Day

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Natalie Salat PHOTO: CANADIAN FORCES From top: Canadian Forces members in Bosnia give the thumbs up next to a banner of support sent by Norwood, Ont., Branch and the community; a soldier at Camp Julien in Afghanistan gets a pleasant surprise for Canada Day;...
  • Searching For Chemical Warfare Dump

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Natalie Salat The Department of National Defence wants the readers of Legion Magazine, and particularly World War II veterans—to help identify where thousands of tonnes of chemical and biological (CB) warfare agents were dumped off Canada’s coasts at the end of WW II. Nearly...
  • Retro Rations

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    Do you have a hankering for the culinary delights enjoyed by Canadian soldiers during World War II? Do you have $17.50 (U.S.)? Thanks to some “out-of-shape, thirtysomething guys” in Oregon who share a love of British military history, authentic reproductions of Canadian, British, American, Australian...
  • The Military Meal Deal

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Pat Sullivan PHOTOS: CANADIAN FORCES Rations are introduced (inset) and sampled. History credits Prussia’s Frederick the Great with defining an army as a “group of men who demand daily feeding.” Nicole Bélanger-Drapeau knows exactly what he meant. As project director for the Canadian Forces’...
  • Canada Day In The USA

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Ray Dick The Mounties are there with their scarlet tunics and Stetson hats, the wail of the bagpipes echoes through the sculpted gardens of a posh resort, a huge cake with a Canadian Maple Leaf takes centre place as some 500 celebrants listen to...
  • Inside Norad

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Ray Dick PHOTOS: RAY DICK Pike’s Peak looms over Colorado Springs; the entrance to Norad’s nerve centre inside Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado. It’s a short flight from Denver, Colo., to Colorado Springs, and at first glance there is little to indicate that this community...
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