Archive for November, 2014

  • Historic WWII Photo – Rum On Board HMCS Arvida

    November 19, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Rum is distributed on board HMCS Arvida, September 1943. JOHN DANIEL MAHONEY, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Humour Hunt

    November 18, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    William J. Breen of Oyama, B.C., says a Newfoundland sailor posted to Victoria during the Second World War decided to spend his first leave in the United States. He encountered U.S. Customs at Blaine, Wash. Customs: “Where are you going, sailor?” Sailor: “Jist over to...
  • Mounting Medals Properly

    November 18, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Once a person has received more than one medal from the military or the government of Canada, there is a need to have them properly mounted for...
  • There is a select group within the Canadian Armed Forces who have received a certificate at the end of their tour of operations in North Bay, Ont., inducting them into the Brotherhood of Underground...
  • Eye On Defence: November/December

    November 18, 2014 by David J. Bercuson
    At the beginning of the 1980s, Canada purchased 18 brand new CP-140 Aurora maritime surveillance aircraft primarily to maintain its designated North Atlantic Treaty Organization task of locating, and if necessary, hunting and killing Soviet submarines in the Atlantic. A Royal Canadian Air Force Aurora...
  • Historic WWII Photo – HMCS St. Francis

    November 18, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    HMCS St. Francis prepares to take on fuel from a tanker at sea, November 1942. LIEUT. GERALD M. MOSES, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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