The urge to fly, but how?

– Illustration by Malcolm Jones – When I was a kid, I was fascinated by anything that flew. I well remember spending birthday money on those 25-cent balsa wood gliders. The first challenge was assembling them without snapping the fragile wings. They actually flew pretty well, provided there was not even a whisper of...
  • Blustering on air

    August 15, 2017 by Terry Fallis
    Illustration by Malcolm Jones In direct competition with the most popular afternoon soaps, it debuted in October 1977 to modest reviews and small audiences. Yet somehow, nearly 40 years later, “Question Period,” live from the House of Commons, is still on the air. The cast...
  • Meet the “Little Ships” of Dunkirk [Infographic]

    August 8, 2017 by Legion Magazine
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  • In Britain’s official History of the Second World War, Canada’s vehicle production is described as the country’s greatest contribution to the eventual Allied...
  • 7 photos of Canada at Dunkirk

    July 21, 2017 by Legion Magazine
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  •   Most Canadians are familiar with the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, at the base of the National War Memorial in Ottawa. However, some might not know that the tradition of burying the unidentifiable remains of a soldier to honour all those who sacrificed their...
  • 6 Artifacts that help tell the story of Vimy

    June 16, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    The Canadian War Museum in Ottawa is marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge by refurbishing its Vimy gallery and launching a new exhibition, Vimy—Beyond the Battle. New artifacts, audio and video have been added to the Battle of Vimy Ridge section...
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