Archive for July, 2006

  • PHOTO: SERGEANT JERRY KEAN, PUBLIC AFFAIRS IMAGING TECH, PRT Sergeant Doug Robert unloads Canadian Blood Services products at Kandahar, Afghanistan. Perhaps no other group of people is more aware of the importance of giving blood than those who have served, particularly those who have been...
  • Unravelling Sudan

    July 1, 2006 by Adam Day
    Clockwise from top: Lt.-Col. Michael Goodspeed visits war orphans in Juba; a little girl takes a break from her sweeping duties at the pit where wood carvings are made; a typical family dwelling in southern Sudan. On the edge of a junky field in Juba,...
  • Training For Kandahar

    July 1, 2006 by Adam Day
    Two local combatants and a member of Task Force Afghanistan (centre) stand guard during a meeting between Canadian and Afghan leaders. He’d been driving me around Kandahar province for almost an hour before I realized the guy was probably a Taliban spy. Sure, he was...
  • Gertrude Kearns

    July 1, 2006 by Jennifer Morse
    CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM–19950091-001 Gertrude Kearns’s paintings focus on expression as well as the inner thoughts of her subjects. From top: Dallaire #3; The Dilemma of Kyle Brown. Gertrude Kearns has attracted a lot of press as a war artist over the last few years. Much...
  • Three In Italy: Part 16 of 18

    July 1, 2006 by Arthur Bishop
    ILLUSTRATIONS: Sharif Tarabay From top: Victoria Cross recipients Paul Triquet, John Keefer Mahony and Ernest Alvia Smokey Smith. As a result of the Allied conquest of Sicily in July and August 1943, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini was overthrown. Although the new Italian government surrendered on...
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