Archive for January, 2015

  • Over The Side: The Courageous Boarding Of U-94

    January 15, 2015 by Marc Milner
    On board a crippled U-boat, two brave Canadians—a young gunnery officer and a petty officer—faced increasing peril as they worked against time to capture the doomed sub. By midnight local time on Aug. 28, 1942, the battle for convoy TAW-15 was underway in the Windward...
  • Guardians of the West- The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

    January 15, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Guardians of the West- The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada By Colin Murray June, 1952   In 1266, when King Alexander II of Scotland was hunting in a Scottish forest, he was attacked by an infuriated stag which chased him, knocked him from his horse and...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Taking Aim

    January 15, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    A sniper with the 48th Highlanders of Canada takes a position, Foglia River, Italy, 1944. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Artillery Assaults

    January 14, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Artillery assaults the Gothic Line, August 1944. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Humour Hunt

    January 13, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Legion Magazine carried many wartime stories by columnist Strome Galloway. Here’s a peacetime one sent in by Capt. Hugo Saudino, secretary of the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada Association in Toronto. Col. Galloway was commander at Fort Churchill, Man., and I was on his headquarters...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Lunch At Anzio Beach

    January 13, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Members of First Special Service Force await lunch, Anzio Beach, April 1944. LIEUT. C.E. NYE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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