Day: September 3, 2019

September/October 2019 issue – Now Available!
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September/October 2019 issue – Now Available!

The September/October 2019 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already. THE SINKING OF SS ATHENIA After Britain declared war, Germany’s first target was a passenger ship bound for Canada PILOTS DOWN Days after Canada declared war on Germany, two airmen flying over home soil became the first Canadian servicemen killed in the Second World War OPENING THE ESTUARY The shipping channel linking the Belgian port of Antwerp with the North Sea was a critical and contentious Allied objective—and First Canadian Army was tasked with clearing it DOCBOTS AND DRONES New technologies are coming to the rescue of wounded soldiers on the battlefield A PROPER APPRECIATION The promise that led to the Pension Act MILI...

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