May/June 2018 issue is now available!

May 1, 2018 by Legion Magazine

The May/June 2018 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already.

BATTLEFIELD DOCTOR

My great-great-grandfather was a surgeon who treated soldiers in the Battle of Ridgeway in 1866

ABUSED PRISONERS AND GREAT ESCAPEES

Canadian soldiers captured in Europe and Asia had little protection from brutality, murder and starvation

NOT TOO OLD TO SERVE

Veterans of the First World War guarded prisoners in the Second World War

STOPPING THE PANZERS

Canada’s role following D-Day was vital to the success of Operation Overlord

INTO ICY WATERS

Fifty years ago, the Ottawa River claimed the lives of seven paratroopers on a routine jump

MILITARY HEALTH MATTERS

Medical aid in the deep freeze

FRONT LINES

Canada’s Victoria Cross has yet to be awarded

EYE ON DEFENCE

Preparing for a nuclear attack

FACE TO FACE

Does Canada’s new peacekeeping policy make sense?

CANADA AND THE NEW COLD WAR

The price of the peace dividend

HUMOUR HUNT

Reading at the Legion

HEROES AND VILLAINS

Alfred Booker and John O’Neill

ARTIFACTS

Tank piercer

O CANADA

The short heroic life of Buzz Beurling

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