Archive for January, 2016

  • On this date: February 2016

    January 31, 2016 by Legion Magazine
      1 FEBRUARY 1944 For the first time since the First World War, a Canadian Corps operates in the front line, in Italy.   2 FEBRUARY 1943 The German 6th Army surrenders at Stalingrad.   3 FEBRUARY 1916 The Parliament Buildings in Ottawa are destroyed...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Robert Shankland

    January 29, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Robert Shankland      Date of Deed: October 26, 1917 Location: Passchendaele,...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Cecil Kinross

    January 28, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Cecil Kinross          Date of Deed: October 30, 1917 Location: Passchendaele, Belgium Portrait by Sharif...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Christopher O’Kelly

    January 27, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Christopher O’Kelly       Date of Deed: October 26, 1917 Location: Passchendaele, Belgium Portrait by Sharif...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Thomas Holmes

    January 26, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Thomas Holmes  Date of Deed: October 26, 1917 Location: Passchendaele, Belgium Portrait by Sharif...
  • Humour Hunt

    January 26, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    A Christmas-leave story from Danny Arntsen of Delisle, Sask.: I was orderly sergeant at Debert, N.S., when the regimental sergeant major asked my advice about a telegram he had just received from my friend Blacky. The telegram said: “Please grant three-day extension of leave. Sister...
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