Archive for August, 2015

  • Historic Korean War Photo – Taking A Break

    August 17, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    12th Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry takes a break. HUB GRAY, PRINCESS PATRICIA’S CANADIAN LIGHT INFANTRY MUSEUM AND...
  • Historic Korean War Photo – Mortar Platoon Training

    August 14, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Privates John Joyal, Henry Hayward and Donald Beebe of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry steady themselves after mortar platoon training near Miryang, February 1951. BILL OLSON, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic Korean War Photo – A Mine-Clearing Team

    August 13, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    A mine-clearing team of the Royal Canadian Engineers at work, September 1951. PAUL TOMELIN, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA115813...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 13, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Now, two leave stories, both from Jeffery Hanley of Vernon, B.C. A friend of mine was one day late from leave and telegraphed his commanding officer (CO): “Unable to return to duty because of unexpected snowstorm. Will return as soon as possible.” The CO telegraphed...
  • Defence Minister Brooke Claxton (left) visits the troops. LEGION MAGAZINE...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 11, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Dave Richards of Calgary joined the armed forces shortly after unification and wore the standard green uniform when it was relatively unknown. On one of his first leaves, he was in downtown Victoria waiting for a bus. As he tells it: “An older man at...
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