Archive for January, 2013

  • My Dear Mother, I am sorry my letters are so short and miserable but since I have been in the hospital I can’t seem to set my mind to write a good newsy letter. But I guess the trouble is I don’t see much to...
  • The first page with the date is missing. I don’t know if you can blame the doctor here for my illness as I sure had every symptom of sciatica at the start. When it began to swell, they just put it down to a very...
  • Petawawa Dedicates Memorial Forest

    January 22, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Hundreds of people gathered at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ont., Nov. 8 for the official opening of the Afghanistan Memorial...
  • 01/21/1900 A second contingent of Canadian troops is bound for South Africa and the Boer War. 01/21/1949 A Royal Canadian Air Force plane is forced to do an emergency landing on the ice of Hudson Bay. All 12 on board survive and are later recued....
  • Pounding Towards Falaise: Army, Part 104

    January 21, 2013 by Terry Copp
    Operation Totalize was the first major action carried out by First Canadian Army in the Second World War and a great deal of attention was paid to documenting every aspect of the Aug. 8-10, 1944,...
  • History by any other name

    January 17, 2013 by Sharon Adams
    A heart-warming piece by a Grade 5/6 teacher in Montreal has appeared on the website of the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies. Literacy teacher Alexandra Papazoglou at Evergreen Elementary undertook a class project on Remembrance to improve skills in spelling, grammar and...
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