Archive for February, 2013

  • Caribbean Cruise Begins

    February 14, 2013 by Sheldon Taraschuk
    Legion Magazine presents a series of blogs in the Witness To Remembrance series by Legionnaires and others on a 14-night Caribbean cruise offered by Carlson Wagonlit Travel in conjunction with the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL). For every cabin booked, Carlson Wagonlit is donating $100...
  • Dear Mother, Your very welcome letter received yesterday and as usual found me enjoying excellent health. My cold is all better now as I was very careful of myself. Fred is fine and seems to be having some time. Say Musie, you don’t know what...
  • Soldiers’ hockey

    February 12, 2013 by Sharon Adams
    Recent re-creations in Ottawa and Korea of a championship hockey game held during the Korean War got me thinking about the importance of hockey in wartime. When young, healthy lads take to frozen ponds to play their national game near foreign battlefields, it’s not just...
  • James and Fred Bowes have arrived at the former Camp Sewell now called Camp Hughes. The Duke of Connaught is the Governor General of Canada. Dear Mother, Well Musie, here it’s Sunday and a most beautiful day at that. Fred got a letter from you...
  • 02/11/1940 Governor General Lord Tweedsmuir dies. 02/11/1944 A Wellington bomber of 407 Squadron, RCAF, piloted by Flying Officer P.W. Heron, sinks U-283 in the North Atlantic. Heron is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. 02/12/1990 A huge fire erupts in a pile of 14 million tires...
  • Jeff looks every inch like a guy who can take care of himself, especially when he’s astride his motorcycle. He’s got the beefy upper arms of someone who has worked out a lot and a muscular body proving he does a physically demanding job. Tattoos...
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