Archive for September, 2011

  • Letters From Bill – July 14, 1943.

    September 26, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack: Back in the groove again, had an airmail from you, the ones written on the 1st and 4th of July. It was sure good to get them again…. Glad you know I am in the Second Division and the Essex...
  • Canadians in Kabul Shootout!

    September 23, 2011 by Adam Day
    New information has just come out about last week’s attack by Afghan insurgents against the U.S. Embassy and NATO headquarters. Not only is the U.S. alleging that Pakistan was involved in the attack — which is a way more serious allegation than I think many in...
  • Letters From Bill – July 12, 1943.

    September 23, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack: …In my last letter remember I was saying that I was worried about that box you sent because it didn’t show up. Well I had just put the letter in the mailbox when one of the boys came running up...
  • Boots on the ground in Libya?

    September 22, 2011 by Adam Day
    It seems to me that the NATO mission in Libya — which has involved a great many Canadian bombs falling on the country — has been sort of slipping under the radar, which is no doubt how the politicians would prefer it. And it’s true...
  • Historic WWI Photograph – The Somme, 1916

    September 22, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    A sergeant leads his mud-spattered men out of the line on the Somme, October 1916. PHOTO: WILLIAM IVOR CASTLE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic WWI Photograph – 1916

    September 22, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    Canadian soldiers, equipped with picks and shovels, follow a light rail towards the front, September 1916. PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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