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...
  • Humour Hunt

    March 1, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Pat Roberts, L.A. zone commander in Kamloops, B.C., reports on a roasting of Mike Boscott, zone commander, at North Thompson Valleys Branch in Barriere. Bob Campbell recounted that Boscott once lamented on seeing a truckload of fresh sod being delivered: “I wish I could afford...
  • Humour Hunt

    February 23, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Janet Wilcox of Gander, Nfld., says her granddaughter, Allison, had just started school and was asked why she had a holiday on Nov.11. She replied: “It’s for all poppies and grandpoppies who helped to fight the...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Robert Shankland

    January 29, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Robert Shankland      Date of Deed: October 26, 1917 Location: Passchendaele,...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Cecil Kinross

    January 28, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Cecil Kinross          Date of Deed: October 30, 1917 Location: Passchendaele, Belgium Portrait by Sharif...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Christopher O’Kelly

    January 27, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Christopher O’Kelly       Date of Deed: October 26, 1917 Location: Passchendaele, Belgium Portrait by Sharif...
  • Historic Victoria Cross Photo – Thomas Holmes

    January 26, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Thomas Holmes  Date of Deed: October 26, 1917 Location: Passchendaele, Belgium Portrait by Sharif...
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