Archive for December, 2014

  • Historic WWII Photo – Equipment Ready For Loading

    December 5, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Equipment for Bangor-class minesweepers is ready for loading, Halifax, September 1942. GEORGE ALBERT LAWRENCE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • The First WACS

    December 4, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    The First WACS By Ernest Rivers-Macpherson June, 1953 How well I remember the excitement that spread over the old British Expeditionary Force in France in 1917 when it was known that ladies, duly enlisted in the newly formed Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, would be shortly...
  • Humour Hunt

    December 4, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    R.J. Harper of Gananoque, Ont., contributes this story: A troop landing ship was approaching the enemy coast at night when it suddenly stopped miles from shore. The troop commanding officer (CO) rushed to the captain: “Why are we stopped?” “On account of the fog,” the...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Lieutenant D.W. Piers

    December 4, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Lieutenant D.W. Piers on HMCS Assiniboine, December 1940. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Dinner Is Served

    December 3, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Dinner is served on HMCS Prince Robert, November 1945. PO JACK HAWES, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Rough Seas

    December 2, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Rough seas aboard a corvette, September 1943. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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