Day: July 3, 2018

Was the Dieppe Raid just a raid?
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Was the Dieppe Raid just a raid?

  Early 1942 was a dark period for the Allies in the Second World War. The United States was by now a belligerent, but the situation was bleak. The Soviet Army was hard pressed to withstand the German onslaught that threatened Moscow, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin appealed for—or, to be correct, demanded—an immediate second front in Western Europe. Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs Vyacheslav Molotov met with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who, concerned that Russia might make peace with Germany, promised a second front in 1942. That promise was irresponsible because there were insufficient troops and landing craft. Still, something had to be done, and Roosevelt wrote to Prime Minister Winston Churchill to demand action. Churchill’s reaction was to direct Chief of Comb...
July/August 2018 issue is now available!
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July/August 2018 issue is now available!

The July/August 2018 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already. FOUR SOLDIERS, FOUR BATTLES In the final 100 days of the First World War, Canada was called again and again to lead the offensive DAM WARFARE How a terror group used the apocalyptic properties of water in its global war ATTACK ON ASSORO On one of the toughest missions in the Allied invasion of Sicily, Canadians seized the pinnacle of Monte Assoro THE GREAT CALL-UP What was it like to be conscripted during the First World War? THE LONG WAIT FOR PEACE Recent overtures for peace between North Korea and South Korea can be traced back 65 years MILITARY HEALTH MATTERS Dealing with hearing loss FRON...
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