Archive for September, 2015

  • On This Date: October 2015

    September 30, 2015 by Legion Magazine
      1 OCTOBER 1944 Battle of the Scheldt begins; the First Canadian Army has a hard slog to open the port of Antwerp. 2 OCTOBER 2001 The U.S. anti-terrorism campaign is boosted by NATO’s affirmation that an attack on one member is an attack on...
  • Historic Korean War Photo – Taking Aim

    September 30, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Members of the Royal 22nd Regiment take aim from their snowy dugout. DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL...
  • Army: Modest and meaningless gains

    September 29, 2015 by Terry Copp
    In the fight for Festubert, combat for the “Canadian Orchard” cost 2,468 casualties. The Canadians emerged from the battle for Ypres, Belgium, in 1915 with horrendous casualties: more than 6,000 men, including 1,410 who became prisoners of war. This casualty rate, 37 per cent of...
  • Historic Korean War Photo – Korean Landscape

    September 29, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    A from-the-turret view of the Korean landscape, November 1952. PAUL TOMELIN, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic Korean War Photo – Stuck In The Mud

    September 28, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Extra hands help remove a motorcycle from the mud. BILL OLSON, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA160093...
  • Soldiers set up a machine-gun position, May 1951. PHILIP PLASTOW, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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