Gunfire at the Château Frontenac

– Illustration by Malcolm Jones – This issue, we have a mix of tales ranging from a sly private and unconventional menu items to a story about wartime gunfire in the halls of Quebec’s famed hotel, the Château Frontenac. Bob Anglin of Ottawa, who joined the Black Watch in the 1960s, recalls an incident...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Hill 70

    January 7, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Soldiers pause with some warm beverages near German lines at Hill 70, August 1917. [LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Troops in a trench

    January 6, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Troops in a trench at Hill 70. [CANADIAN WAR...
  • Humour Hunt

    January 4, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Lloyd Allaby of Bloomfield, N.B., says before he sailed for England in 1942 he eavesdropped on older companions for tips on how to get along with Englishwomen. The main advice seemed to be to keep nylons handy. He surreptitiously bought three pairs. His first encounter...
  • Historic Christmas Photo – Salisbury Plain

    December 22, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Canadians on Salisbury Plain, receiving their Christmas Cards....
  • Humour Hunt

    December 22, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Stan Knight of Bobcaygeon, Ont., writes: During the Second World War, our escort group ran a convoy with HMS Revenge. The mighty Revenge sat steady as a rock in the water while the Canadian corvettes bobbed around her like corks. I was duty signaller on...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo -Marching for rest

    December 18, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Canadian troops who fought at Hill 70 in August 1917 march to a rest camp. CANADIAN WAR...
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