Archive for January, 2015

  • Historic WWII Photo – Refugees Await Supplies

    January 19, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Refugees await supplies. LEGION MAGAZINE...
  • Whitehorse Branch Keeps The Home Fires Burning

    January 18, 2015 by Tom MacGregor
    Keeping alive the spirit of the pioneers who first came to Yukon and settled is important to the members of Whitehorse Branch of The Royal Canadian Legion. That’s one of the reasons the branch has become involved in restoring the long neglected Pioneer...
  • Carrying On In Dawson City

    January 18, 2015 by Tom MacGregor
    News from the outside world wasn’t always easy to get in Dawson City in the 1910s. In the summer of 1914, little attention had been paid to the growing tensions in far-off Europe. On Aug. 5, Yukon Commissioner George Black and his wife Martha were...
  • Eye On Defence: January/February

    January 18, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Canada is at war again, a real shooting war, having dispatched six CF-18s and two spares, two Auroras and a tanker to the Middle East to help a United States-led “coalition of the willing” to contain, degrade and ultimately destroy the Islamic State, in the...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Supply Line To The Front

    January 16, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Supply vehicles move towards the front, May 1944. W.H. AGNEW, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Humour Hunt

    January 15, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Vince Leah of Winnipeg contributes this yarn: The Volkswagen with three German soldiers broke down in the desert. “I’ll remove the radiator and take it with us so we’ll have water,” the leader said. “I’ll take the hub caps for drinking cups and sun helmuts,”...
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