Archive for November, 2011

  • Letters From Bill – Wednesday, Jan. 19, 1944

    November 14, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Bette and Commando Jack: Here I am again folks with the first weekly edition of the Cameron Herald….The General was out to see us yesterday and they had us spick and span for his inspection….They gave us open order mark twice and...
  • The Specialists

    November 14, 2011 by Adam Day
    It’s probably not the thing you’d expect to be most impressed about if you were sitting in a field watching elite Canadian snipers compete against some of the world’s best shooters, but there it is—Corporal Corey is an absolute demon on the...
  • Letters From Bill – Sunday, Jan. 7, 1944

    November 11, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Bette and Commando Jack: Received your letter written Dec 28th and as usual it was the biggest event of the day.  Those letters are really swell, when the mail comes all war operations cease [in my mind] until after I have read...
  • A national association for war brides

    November 10, 2011 by Sharon Adams
    Jean Fells (left), Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor  Gordon Barnhardt and Joan Reichardt, of Nelson, B.C., at the war brides reunion. More than 40,000 women, and with them more than 20,000 children, were transported to Canada after the Second World War to rejoin their husbands. Those interested...
  • Historic WWI Photo – Vimy Ridge, 1917

    November 10, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    Assisting the wounded at Vimy Ridge, April 1917. PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Oak Tree And Inukshuk Commemorate Afghanistan Veterans

    November 10, 2011 by Tom MacGregor
    The service and sacrifice of Canadian men and women who served in Afghanistan will be perpetually commemorated by an oak tree and an Inukshuk on the lawn at Legion House in Kanata, Ont. The tree was ceremonially planted on Sept. 10 by Dominion President Pat...

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