Archive for July, 2014

  • Humour Hunt

    July 31, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Here’s an item from D.S. Climie of Nipigon, Ont.: “Because of a surplus of trained artillery officers, I sat around transit camp in Windsor, N.S., from July to November, 1943. Many of us were given leave in October and my roommate brought back from Montreal,...
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    Astonishing Adventures In The Far East

    July 28, 2014 by Hugh A. Halliday
    The allied air forces (American and British) in India during the Second World War were always aggressive in their stance. The monsoon rains from June to October might hinder operations, but lessons were learned, airfield surfaces improved and pressure on the Japanese steadily...
  • Quebec Dart Players Take Third Team Title

    July 24, 2014 by Sharon Adams
    It is difficult to imagine finer play than that at the Dominion Command Darts Championship at Orleans Branch in Ottawa, May...
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    The Liberation Tour

    July 21, 2014 by Terry Copp
    Next spring, much of the world will commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE-Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe. Given the current tensions between the West and Russia, there may be little incentive to focus on the events of 1945 among the...
  • Cribbage has always been a family pastime for Quebec Command player Ernie Michaud. “I come from a big family—I have seven brothers and sisters. We played cribbage together as kids and now we are playing with our own kids,” he...
  • Homeless Veterans Forum Starts National Approach

    July 18, 2014 by Sharon Adams
    The first steps toward development of a national approach to helping homeless veterans were taken at the Homeless Veterans Forum held April 15-16 at Legion House in Ottawa, where participants agreed to form a group to draw up a road map for future discussions and...
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