Archive for June, 2012

  • Letters From Katherine – May 29, 1918

    June 26, 2012 by Jason Duprau
    May 29, 1918   My Dear Mrs. MacDonald, The requests of Dr. Phillips cablegram have been taken up with all the authorities here and all possible is being done. I personally wrote Colonel Seaborn on No. 10 Canadian Stationary Hospital and to the Senior Chaplain...
  • Korean War heroes

    June 25, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    Detail from the Monument to Canadian Fallen in Busan, Republic of Korea.  PHOTO: DAN BLACK, LEGION MAGAZINE   Early in the morning 62 years ago today (June 25), the North Korean People’s Army sent  troops to invade South Korea, the beginning of a bitter civil...
  • Historic WWI Photo – Time For A Meal

    June 25, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    Sitting amongst artillery shells, gunners take time for a midday meal. ARCHIVES OF...
  • 06/25/1950 North Korea invades South Korea. 06/26/1959 The St. Lawrence Seaway is opened. 06/26/1976 The CN Tower opens. 06/27/1915 On the Western Front, 1st Canadian Division takes over a 4,000-metre line at Ploegsteert, which the men quickly dub “Plugstreet.” 06/27/1991 Yugoslav forces enter Slovenia after...
  • “I don’t believe it!” Jean-Pierre Isoré said in his graceful French accent. “I start at the first page in Legion Magazine and I read every page until I come to the last page. I don’t believe it!” Isoré is the grand-prize winner of the 2012...
  • Historic WWI Photo – German Soldier

    June 22, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    A dead German soldier who remained with his gun, 1918. LEGION MAGAZINE...

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