Archive for November, 2007

  • First Blood In The Atlantic: Navy, Part 24

    November 1, 2007 by Marc Milner
    PHOTOS: ALFRED TATE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA166880; LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA104238 From top: A view from HMCS Ottawa, 1940; officers and crew aboard HMCS Saguenay, Oct. 1940. One of the great shortcomings of the German navy in World War I was that it lacked operating...
  • Breaking The Gustav Line: Army, Part 73

    November 1, 2007 by Terry Copp
    PHOTOS: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA197636; W.H. AGNEW, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA136204 From top: A newly constructed bridge in Italy, May 1944; Cassino, Italy, May 1944. This is the first in a series of articles focusing on the Canadian role in the battle for Rome, May...
  • When Cod Ruled the Rock

    November 1, 2007 by Graham Chandler
    PHOTOS: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA188224; GRAHAM CHANDLER; LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA202293; GRAHAM CHANDLER Clockwise from top: Ships at anchor off Newfoundland, 1857; archeologist Peter Pope examines the remains of 18th century galets, used for drying cod; cod is dried and collected at Cape Rouge, Nfld.,...
  • Operation Medusa: The Battle For Panjwai

    November 1, 2007 by Adam Day
    Part 2: Death in a Free Fire Zone. ILLUSTRATION: DAVID CRAIG An overview of Objective Rugby during the battle. 1: Near the white schoolhouse, 7 Platoon is caught in a deadly crossfire where Rick Nolan and Shane Stachnik are killed. 2: Afghan National Army soldiers...
  • A Century of Scouting

    November 1, 2007 by James Careless
    PHOTOS: A. DOUGHTY, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA022273; COURTESY SCOUTS CANADA Clockwise from top: Boy Scouts help line the route during a royal visit in the early 1900s; lending a hand on Apple Day; Scouts participate in an Ottawa parade. A hundred years ago, the Boy...
  • PHOTOS: ADAM DAY Clockwise from top left: The new president is Mavis Cooper; Dominion Past President Mary Ann Burdett marches in Miramichi; CF members join the Legion parade; delegates and guests enjoy a banquet; Veterans Affairs Minister Gregory Thompson places a wreath. The big news...
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