Archive for July, 2006

  • The Lady Of Labrador

    July 1, 2006 by L.D. Cross
    PHOTOS: MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND From top: Mina Hubbard and her party around a campfire during the 1905 expedition; Mina Hubbard does the laundry; the men get a bite to eat during the trek. In an era when a woman in New York City was...
  • Pushing To Campobasso: Army, Part 65

    July 1, 2006 by Terry Copp
    PHOTO: DWIGHT E. DOLAN, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA144106; ILLUSTRATION: PETER DE GANNES DESIGN Soldiers rest on top of a tank at San Marco, Italy, in October 1943. Throughout the Italian Campaign senior Allied commanders were able to obtain a running commentary on German intentions, courtesy...
  • Under The Imperial Influence: Navy, Part 16

    July 1, 2006 by Marc Milner
    PHOTOS: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA131802; EDWARD DINSMORE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA190916; LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA200422 Clockwise from top: Rear-Admiral L.W. Murray (right foreground) aboard HMCS Assiniboine at St. John’s in August 1942; Winston Churchill at Halifax in 1943; Vice-Admiral Percy Nelles as chief of the...
  • Canada’s Yanks: Air Force, Part 16

    July 1, 2006 by Hugh A. Halliday
    PHOTOS: CANADIAN FORCES–PL40411; PL8566 From top: Leading Aircraftman George Stephens (left) chats with American Lieutenant A.A. Harrington who joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and then transferred to the United States Army Air Force in 1943; a New Zealander (left) and four Americans pose during...
  • Islands In The Gulf

    July 1, 2006 by Ray Eagle
    PHOTOS: C. CHEADLE, PARKS CANADA; RAY EAGLE From top: The Southern Gulf Islands are a kayaker’s paradise; a mountain-top view towards Salt Spring’s Fulford Harbour. When Victoria-bound tourists take the ferry from Vancouver’s Tsawwassen terminal to Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island, they travel on a...
  • Eye On Defence: Changed Thinking On The Military

    July 1, 2006 by David J. Bercuson
    PHOTO: ADAM DAY Captain Sam Perreault, a CF reservist deployed in Sudan, discusses troop movements near Juba with an officer of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army. It wasn’t long after the election of Jan. 23 before a number of differences emerged between the military and...
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