Archive for November, 2004

  • Firefight In The Pocket

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Norman Brown PHOTOs: SGT. Mike Bonin, Canadian Forces From top: Teams of Canadian engineers, doctors and soldiers search for survivors and victims near Medak. The involvement of Canadian Forces in the former Yugoslavia is winding down, bringing to a close an eventful chapter in...
  • Interpreting Afghanistan

    November 1, 2004 by Legion Magazine
    by Stephen J. Thorne Photos: Stephen J. Thorne, CP From top: Canadian paratroopers walk through ruins in Kabul, Afghanistan; Cpl. Greg Soucy shares a laugh with a group of Afghan children. My fixer Manilay never ceased to surprise me. He had lied about his age,...
  • Art On The Rocks

    November 1, 2004 by Laura Byrne Paquet
    PHOTO: Ontario tourism Youngsters visit the pictographs at the Agawa site along Lake Superior. Imagine you’re the curator of a huge museum, full of so many precious works that most of them haven’t even been catalogued. Yet even as you’re racing to document and interpret...
  • Paraskeva Clark

    November 1, 2004 by Jennifer Morse
    CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM–AN19710261-0685 ‘Quaicker Girls’. Paraskeva Clark’s paintings depict activities of the Royal Canadian AirForce Women’s Division. Paraskeva Clark believed the art of a nation is not made by a few elite artists of the time, but by the many who give us variety in...
  • Vimy And More: Part 6 of 18

    November 1, 2004 by Arthur Bishop
    ILLUSTRATIONS: Sharif Tarabay Clockwise from top left: Victoria Cross recipients Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey, Robert Grierson Combe, Ellis Wellwood Sifton, John George Pattison, William Johnstone Milne and Thain Wendell MacDowell. The Battle of Vimy Ridge, which historian George Nasmith called “probably the most brilliant success...
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