Archive for November, 2014

  • Who Are You Remembering Today?

    November 12, 2014 by Ellen O'Connor
      Tens of thousands of Canadians gathered at the National War Memorial on Nov. 11.—some arriving as early as 6 a.m. Before the ceremony began, Ellen O’Connor asked several of them who they would be thinking of on that special day. PHOTOS: ELLEN O’CONNOR Daniel...
  • A Nation Remembers

    November 12, 2014 by Ellen O'Connor
    After the ceremony, the thousands in attendance slowly moved forward to solemnly place their poppy on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. PHOTO: METROPOLIS STUDIO Standing shoulder to shoulder in Canadian pride, a bell in the Peace Tower sounded the 11th hour and two minutes...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Identification Card

    November 12, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    A military identification card, February 1943. NOVA SCOTIA...
  • Humour Hunt

    November 11, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    John Barber of Georgetown, Ont., contributes a London blitz story: An old lady’s home was hit and demolished, except for some built-in cupboards under the stairs. The fire brigade dug her out and she appeared shaken but otherwise unhurt. A fire warden looking for a...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Anti-Conscription

    November 11, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    University of Montreal students stage an anti-conscription demonstration, March 1939. GAZETTE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic WWII Poster – Recruiting Poster

    November 10, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Wartime recruiting poster. CANADIAN WAR...

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