Archive for March, 2012

  • Letters From Bill – November 1944

    March 7, 2012 by Dan Black
    Embarkation Classification Card Canadian Invalids (To be completed prior to entrainment)
  • Medals of Tommy Douglas return home

    March 6, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    The Douglas family has succeeded in buying back the medals of  Tommy Douglas, the Saskatchewan premier known as the Father of Medicare, and his father, Douglas senior, who served in the Boer War and First World War. Daughter Shirley Douglas was on telephone link with...
  • Great story by Legion mag contributor

    March 6, 2012 by Adam Day
    The unstoppable Matthieu Aikins (who wrote for Legion Magazine here) has filed another great piece about Afghanistan, this one chronicling the inside story of the siege of the American embassy on Sept. 13 last year. It’s a very solid and interesting piece of reporting and...
  • War Memorial of Korea seeks artifacts

    March 5, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    The War Memorial of Korea is seeking artifacts for an expansion of  the United Nations Allies exhibit. The museum is expanding  the space devoted to the exhibit and is seeking photographs, films, oral histories, wartime letters and diaries, uniforms medals and memories by servicemen or...
  • A new  school in Calgary, Alta., will bear the name of  Capt. Nichola Goddard,  the first female Canadian soldier killed in combat. The Calgary Board of Education  says the new school will be built in the Panorama Hills community, in the city’s northwest. Captain Nichola...
  • Letters From Bill – Oct. 27, 1944

    March 5, 2012 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Sis and Jack the Commando, Back at it again folks and this time I have some news which is a big change, eh. First of all I want to tell you what a big surprise I had yesterday….  There was a show...

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