10 Celebrities Who Served in the Second World War [Part 2]

Julia Child   Denied entry into the Woman’s Army Corps because of her height, Julia Child joined the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a typist. Because of her education and experience, she was soon promoted to the role of a top-secret researcher, working directly under the head...
  • 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...
  • Discovering Bartholomew Bandy

    June 16, 2017 by Terry Fallis
    Illustration by Malcolm Jones   Have you ever picked up a book that claims on its cover that “you’ll laugh uproariously on every page” and upon reading it, discover it’s about as funny as a root canal? Over the years, this has happened to me...
  • Humans are not the only casualties of war. Here are seven animals historically used in warfare. ...
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