Archive for July, 2005

  • The Cape And The Causeway

    July 1, 2005 by John Boileau
    PHOTOS: CHRIS LUND, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA–PA152321; PORT HASTINGS HISTORICAL SOCIETY; YVONNE FOX, HASTINGS HISTORICAL SOCIETY Clockwise from top: The causeway during construction in the 1950s; an early train ferry, circa 1935 and how it appears today. The last great continental glacier several thousand years...
  • Our First Fighting Submariners: Navy, Part 10

    July 1, 2005 by Marc Milner
    PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA–C032238 Submarine H-8 in drydock in Montreal, June 1917. One of the most remarkable, and best documented, Canadian naval stories of World War I is that of its small band of intrepid submariners. Only a handful of men, they provided the...
  • Flying the Hudson Strait: Air Force, Part 10

    July 1, 2005 by Hugh A. Halliday
    PHOTO: CANADIAN FORCES Adjustments are made to a Fokker Universal in the frigid waters of the Hudson Strait in the late 1920s. In 1922, the Canadian Air Force dispatched Squadron Leader R.A. Logan on the CGS Arctic during its annual cruise of the Eastern Arctic...
  • PHOTO: NATIONAL DEFENCE/LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA–PA003248 Wounded soldiers, including Germans, are delivered to a Canadian advanced dressing station in 1918. While the Canadian Corps fought the battles of Vimy Ridge, Hill 70 and Passchendaele, Canadians on the home front were focused on the issue of...
  • March Of The Living

    July 1, 2005 by Natalie Salat
    Clockwise from top: The watchtowers and crematorium of Majdanek death camp in Poland contrast with the pre-war tombs at Gensha cemetery in Warsaw; March of the Living participants arrive at Birkenau death camp to commemorate the millions of Jews murdered in the Holocaust; Vera Schiff...
  • With The Greatest Gratitude

    July 1, 2005 by Mac Johnston
    Clockwise from right: A Dutch boy shows his gratitude during the National Liberation Parade in Apeldoorn; continuous rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of those lining the parade route; Piet and Anne Charlotte Molemaker lower their national flag on Dutch Remembrance Day; a joyous veteran marches...
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