Archive for January, 2013

  • Animals In Warfare Tribute Unveiled

    January 17, 2013 by Tom MacGregor
    Throughout the battles Canadians have fought, animals have borne the same fear, suffering and loyalty as the humans they served. That contribution was recognized in a ceremony unveiling plaques and a sculpture attended by nearly 500 people in Ottawa, Nov....
  • My Darling Mother, Just in case you are still worrying regarding my condition, I will drop you a few lines to let you know I am recovering rapidly. The operation was in all ways successful and the abscess is clearing up very fast. I had...
  • My Darling Mother, Just a few lines to let you know I am still here and O.K. I was operated on the 7th for an abscess on my hip. I came through fine and feel O.K. only have rheumatism in my knee pretty bad yet....
  • Lost In The RAF: Air Force, Part 55

    January 15, 2013 by Hugh A. Halliday
    Wing Commander John Fauquier at the controls in 1942. PHOTO: CANADIAN FORCES JOINT IMAGERY CENTRE—PL10408 It is often mentioned that 60 per cent of all Royal Canadian Air Force personnel overseas during the Second World War served in Royal Air Force units. This “fact” requires...
  • 01/14/1974 Jules Leger is sworn in as Canada’s Governor General. 01/14/1976 The T. Eaton Company announces it will stop publishing its catalogue. 01/15/1964 Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson meets with French President Charles de Gaulle in Paris. 01/15/1973 Paris peace talks result in U.S. President...
  • Magazine Helps Commemorate A Forgotten War

    January 11, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    While paying tribute to Canada’s Korean War veterans, Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney held up a copy of Legion Magazine’s special edition, Korea: The Forgotten War, as an example of what independent publishers can do to commemorate Canada’s role in the...
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