Archive for June, 2012

  • Letters From Katherine – May 28, 1918

    June 21, 2012 by Jason Duprau
    May 28, 1918   My Dear Mrs. MacDonald, It is with the deepest sympathy that I write to you at this time of sorrow following the loss of yur daughter Katherine. Knowing her as I did I grieve her loss to me on an equal...
  • A narrow-gauge train delivers ammunition to the front, 1918. ARCHIVES OF...
  • Letters From Katherine – June 2, 1918

    June 19, 2012 by Jason Duprau
    No. 1 Canadian General Hospital   June 2, 1918   My Dear Capt. Ballantyne, Your letter has reached me and its contents have filled my heart with the sincerest sympathy. I cannot express to you what I feel as I think of the blank that...
  • Historic WWI Photo – Returning From The Line

    June 18, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    A Canadian returns from his time in the line, July 1917. GEORGE METCALF ARCHIVAL COLLECTION, CANADIAN WAR...
  • 06/18-19/1812 The War of 1812 begins with the United States declaring war on Britain. 06/20/1917 The arrival of 4th Canadian Division ends the year-long attachment of the Lahore batteries to the Canadian Corps. The three brigades of the 3rd Lahore Indian Div. had remained in...
  • “You know what it’s like,” says the Canadian, glancing up, watching as a group of 30 bored-looking Afghan recruits sit haphazardly on the gravel, chewing things or playing with their new caps. “It’s...” the Canadian soldier trails off and, still looking at the Afghans, he holds...
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