Archive for November, 2011

  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s new website Forever India brings attention to the contribution to Commonwealth war efforts by servicemen and women in what today are India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal. These countries, referred to as Undivided India on the...
  • Letters From Bill – Feb. 16, 1944

    November 23, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Bette and Commando Jack: …Johnny and I spent our leave together and we really had a swell time. We were in Edinburgh and all points around it. The best part of the leave was the skating at a place about an hour’s...
  • Social Scientists Go to War

    November 22, 2011 by Adam Day
    From the department of  “Interesting Things to Read About Afghanistan” comes this book review from The New York Times that gives a nice overview of three recent works about the political situation inside the country. All three of the books are written from the perspective...
  • Historic WWI Photo – After The Battle, 1916

    November 22, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    A soldier comes out of the line, 1916. PHOTO: LEGION MAGAZINE...
  • Letters From Bill – Friday, Jan. 28, 1944

    November 21, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Bette and Commando Jack: …Well, in four more hours I will be old enough to vote, but so far it hasn’t had any effect on me. Tomorrow is my birthday and I will be twenty-one but I sure don’t feel that old....
  • Reader’s Quiz Answers

    November 21, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    Here are the answers to the Readers’ Quiz in the November/December issue of Legion Magazine. Kitcheners Wood was not named after of the British military leader. It takes its name from the kitchens French troops set up in the area in the early part of the...
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