Archive for January, 2015

  • Traditional Colours Restored To RCAF Uniforms

    January 13, 2015 by Ellen O'Connor
    The Canadian Armed Forces is pressing the rewind button again, this time for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Following the trend of returning to Canada’s Commonwealth roots, RCAF unveiled new uniforms that restore the traditional colours of their...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Out Of The Rubble

    January 12, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Members of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment dig a man out of the rubble, Ortona, December 1943. LIEUT. TERRY F. ROWE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic WWII Photo – A Sniper’s Hideout

    January 9, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    A Canadian prepares to throw a hand grenade into a sniper’s hideout, October 1943.  LIEUT. ALEXANDER M. STIRTON, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • A member of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment takes a position, Colle D’Anchise, October 1943. LIEUT. TERRY F. ROWE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • The Royal Victory Ball In Brussels

    January 8, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    The Royal Victory Ball In Brussels New Year’s Eve 1918 By Francis J. Atkinson January 1952   This Fascinating Story Of The Glittering Affair Staged By The 4th Canadian Division In Belgium’s Capital 33 Years Ago Is In Many Respects Reminiscent Of The Famous Ball...
  • Humour Hunt

    January 8, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Sam Walsh of Prince George, B.C., tells a story set in an English pub early in 1942. A small, middle-aged Home Guard member pushed his way to the bar between two burly, regular army Guardsmen, who began poking fun at the newcomer. “Why don’t you...
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