Archive for September, 2012

  • 1812 Exhibit Opens At Canadian War Museum

    September 28, 2012 by Tom MacGregor
    Bits of burnt wood from the United States’ presidential mansion and the tunic worn by General Isaac Brock when he was mortally wounded in the Battle of Queenston Heights are two of the artifacts gathered by the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa for its exhibit...
  • Rare Birds Of The Lost Legion: Air Force, Part 53

    September 28, 2012 by Hugh A. Halliday
    A Westland Whirlwind skirts above the clouds. PHOTO: ED COATES COLLECTION The Lost Legion of Royal Canadian Air Force personnel–those who served overseas in non-Canadian squadrons–included men who flew aircraft types that never crossed the threshold of a Canadian unit. No RCAF squadron was ever...
  • Historic WWI Photo – Remembrance Day At Vimy

    September 28, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, November 1965. DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL...
  • General Arthur Currie shakes hands with some of the soldiers he had led during the long and costly war. GEORGE METCALF ARCHIVAL COLLECTION, CANADIAN WAR...
  • Tough Competition At First Eight-Ball Championships

    September 24, 2012 by Tom MacGregor
    Legion member participation sports reached out to a new group of Legionnaires May 25-27 with the inaugural Dominion Command Eight- Ball Championship held at Britannia Branch in...
  • Historic WWI Photo – A Crowd Greets Canadian Soldiers

    September 24, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    A crowd greets Canadian soldiers as they march through Mons, Belgium, on November 11, 1918. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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