Archive for January, 2015

  • Historic WWII Photo – Stretcher-Bearers

    January 2, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Stretcher-bearers carry a wounded soldier, October 1943. LIEUT. TERRY F. ROWE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Travelling About: January/February 2015

    January 1, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    1. Visit The Canadian War Museum For Special Fighting In Flanders Exhibit When the First World War began 100 years ago, the fighting quickly centered on Belgium and the battles at places like Ypres and Passchendaele. The Canadian War Museum is putting on a special exhibition...
  • In mid-October 1918, my grandfather, Donald Mainland, was near Maurois, France, with the Fort Garry Horse. A welterweight—150 pounds, five feet six inches, with sandy hair and grey eyes, Donald was older than some of the men in the trenches. His 25th birthday had just...
  • Serving You: January/February 2015

    January 1, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) has introduced the CFOne Card, the one card you need to access morale and welfare programs and services....
  • Find-Share-Discuss: January/February 2015

    January 1, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    100-Year-Old Uniform Fernand Levesque and his daughter, Lise, share photos of Fernand’s father, Edward, and mother, Hermosa, and the uniform Edward wore in the First World War. Edward served in the 42nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. “The photo of my grandparents,” explains Lise, “was taken...
  • Did the government make the right decision in 1941? Author Carl Vincent of Stittsville, Ont., says NO. Author J.L. Granatstein of Toronto says...

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