Navy

War comes to Sydney Harbour

Deserted and covered with graffiti for decades, the old concrete gun battery at Chapel Point in North Sydney on Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island was restored last summer as part of a local project to create a 48.5-hectare park devoted to Canada’s military history. The project, to be known as the Atlantic Memorial Park,...
  • Grumbling From Within

    September 15, 2014 by Marc Milner
    The destruction of U-210 by His Majesty’s Canadian Ship Assiniboine capped an impressive run for the Royal Canadian Navy’s mid-ocean escorts in the spring and summer of 1942 (Fire And Fog: Assiniboine Rams U-210,...
  • Fire And Fog: The Assiniboine Rams U-210

    July 15, 2014 by Marc Milner
    The attack on convoy ON 115 in late July and early August 1942 was the last in a long series of U-boat assaults on Canadian or largely Canadian-escorted westbound convoys dating back to May. The next convoy to be attacked was eastbound. But it, too,...
  • Escort Group C.3: Action And Reaction

    May 15, 2014 by Marc Milner
    By conducting more offensive sweeps and trolling astern of a convoy to find shadowing U-boats, Royal Canadian Navy escort vessels decided they could set the tempo in the fight against enemy subs....
  • 70th Anniversary of D-Day, 1944-2014

    May 1, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Campaign will soon be underway. Here are a few facts, quotes and graphics on D-Day....
  • A Night Of Furious Action

    March 24, 2014 by Marc Milner
    Sackville's Remarkable Battles Against The Wolf Pack The first phase of the battle for convoy ON 115 was won by the Royal Canadian Navy. For days the convoy brushed its way past U-boats, and from July 29 to Aug. 1, 1942, it was shadowed by six...
  • Biting Back: Success Against The Wolf Packs

    January 15, 2014 by Marc Milner
    The mid-Atlantic convoy battles of May and June 1942 were a test. In these two months the real damage to Allied fortunes in the Atlantic came off the east coast of the United States and in the Gulf of Mexico, where a U-boat rampage resulted in...
  1. Pages:
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 7
  9. ...
  10. 15