NEW! Canadian Military History Trivia Challenge

Day: June 2, 2017

“I was not the most popular person”
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“I was not the most popular person”

Jim MacEacheran led the team investigating battlefield fatalities in Afghanistan. They often had to reassemble the remains of individuals blown apart. Story and photography by Stephen J. Thorne Jim MacEacheran got a cool reception when he arrived in Afghanistan in 2002. It was not necessarily unexpected but his circumstances certainly were unique. As a captain in the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service, he and his team were responsible for probing any allegations of wrongdoing, as well as every Canadian death, combat or otherwise, in-theatre. Canada is the only nation that does so. They also performed the duties of a mortuary affairs team, collecting remains of soldiers killed in action and otherwise, identifying them, preparing them and shipping them back to CF...
Our Journey to 150 | Narrated by Mike Myers
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Our Journey to 150 | Narrated by Mike Myers

To celebrate 150 years of Canadian history, Canada’s Ultimate Story and Legion Magazine present a powerful video essay on the history of our home and native land called O Canada | Our Journey to 150. The video is narrated by Canadian comedian and actor Mike Myers, who recently published Canada, a 300-page hilarious and heartfelt love letter to his beloved country. O Canada | Our Journey to 150 is a must-watch for every Canadian this year. We hope this video makes you feel proud of all that Canadians have accomplished. Credits: Narrated by Mike Myers Directed by Adam Tindal Written by Don Gillmor Graphics and animation by Julia Paddick Produced by Jason Duprau, Jennifer McGill, Eric Harris Executive Producer: Jennifer Morse Recording Engineer: Jay Wujun Yowv, Sweetsou...

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