Archive for December, 2015

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    Should Canada and its allies intervene in Syria?

    December 31, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Face to face: Does the UN principle of responsibility to protect oblige Canada and its allies to intervene – militarily or otherwise – in Syria? The photo of the three-year-old Syrian boy, Alan Kurdî, whose body surfaced on the shore of Turkey earlier this fall,...
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    Churchill and Hitler

    December 31, 2015 by Mark Zuehlke
    Winston Churchill and Adolph Hitler were both charismatic, demanding leaders who promised to restore order to their society after the disruption and devastation of the Great War. They were also mortal enemies with very different visions of what social order should look like.  Emnity  “If...
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    Historic Christmas Photo – Salisbury Plain

    December 22, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Canadians on Salisbury Plain, receiving their Christmas Cards....
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    On this date : January 2016

    December 22, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    1 January 1885 Standard time goes into effect, the brainchild of Canadian Pacific Railway chief engineer Sir Sandford Fleming. 2 January 1940 The first Canadians decorated in the Second World War, Pilot Officer S.R. Henderson and Wing Commander J.F. Griffiths, are awarded the Distinguished Flying...
  • Humour Hunt

    December 22, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Stan Knight of Bobcaygeon, Ont., writes: During the Second World War, our escort group ran a convoy with HMS Revenge. The mighty Revenge sat steady as a rock in the water while the Canadian corvettes bobbed around her like corks. I was duty signaller on...
  • Peace on Earth | Merry Christmas

    December 21, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Legion Magazine presents a special Christmas tribute video to our soldiers and military history. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Legion...
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