Archive for July, 2012

  • Commemoration at Groesbeek

    July 30, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    Last week a contingent of 225 members of the Canadian Forces pause during a 40-kilometre march to pay their respects to the fallen at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery near Nijmegen, Netherlands. With them were VIPs, including the U.S. ambassador to Canada, MP Randy Hoback, the...
  • 07/30/1962 Prime Minister John Diefenbaker officially opens the Trans-Canada Highway at Rogers Pass, B.C. 07/30/1974 The prime ministers of Greece and Turkey sign a peace deal for Cyprus. 07/31/1942 The Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service is founded, eventually to reach a wartime strength of 6,500...
  • Historic WWI Photo – The Crew Of CC1

    July 30, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    The crew of Canadian submarine CC 1. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Dart Players Unhappy With Playoff Rule

    July 28, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    Ontario teams were positioned for a clean sweep of the 2012 Dominion Command Darts Championships at North Vancouver Branch May 4-6, taking part in final games for the championship in the singles, doubles and team events, but in the end they shared glory with teams...
  • Aiding The Partisans: Air Force, Part 52

    July 28, 2012 by Hugh A. Halliday
    Flying officers Frank Moore and Fred Ashbaugh of the RCAF were among the Canadians who served in the Balkans during the Second World War. PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—E010938657 Germany’s invasion of Yugoslavia in April 1941 precipitated a fierce, complex four-year conflict. The enemy exploited...
  • Historic WWI Photo – The Crew Of Niobe

    July 27, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    The proud crew of His Majesty’s Canadian Ship Niobe. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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