Archive for August, 2015

  • Historic Korean War Photo – On Patrol, 1951

    August 21, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Sergeant Tommy Prince (second left) with Major George Flint and other officers of 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry prior to a 1951 patrol. Prince, an aboriginal, was one of Canada’s most decorated soldiers. BILL OLSON, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Brigadier-General John Rockingham (centre) speaks to platoon and company commanders of the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, October 1951. PAUL TOMELIN, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA128875...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 20, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    C.F. Waite of Oakwood, Ont., wrote: The sergeant came into the barracks and asked if anyone knew shorthand. A recruit raised his hand. “Good,” said the sergeant. “Get over to the cookhouse. They’re short-handed.”      ...
  • Historic Korean War Photo – Battle Dress Blouse

    August 19, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Battle dress blouse with sergeant’s stripes; 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry remains the only Canadian unit to have earned a Presidential Unit Citation from the United States. CANADIAN WAR...
  • Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry advance over hills scorched by napalm, February 1951. BILL OLSON, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 18, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    William Mills of San Diego, Calif., says that during the Second World War an ugly rumour once went around London that the pubs were going to close at least an hour earlier, at 9 p.m. One regular was asked what he thought about such a...
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