NEW! Canadian Military History Trivia Challenge

Memoirs

The Dieppe Mountie

An RCMP constable who volunteered for overseas service recalls the infamous raid in his own words Captain Edward Hammond Stevenson commanded the Dieppe detachment of

The man who skipped a line

He signed in the wrong place, but representing Canada at Japan’s surrender was still a career highlight for soldier-diplomat Lawrence Cosgrave Laughter rippled over the

Letters to Mom

During the Second World War, 21-year-old Allan Coburn was one of a million young men and women whose sense of duty and hankering for adventure

Cross Border Doctor

It can be extraordinary who and what you will find when digging into family history. In an article for Legion Magazine last year, CBC journalist

Pépère’s war story

Hormidas Odilon (Henry) Goulet enlisted with the 22nd Battalion in Montreal in 1914. When he gave his name, the officer apparently told him, “We’ll call

Battlefield doctor

My great-great-grandfather was a surgeon who treated soldiers at the Battle of Ridgeway in 1866 It is a largely forgotten battle, even though it was

Most Popular
Sign up to our newsletter

Advertisement

Listen to the Podcast
Most viewed

Popular Stories

45th Dominion Convention

Tightening The Belt   The need to increase membership and curb spending are key components of a six-point action plan announced by newly elected Dominion

Sign up today for a FREE download of Canada’s War Stories

Free e-book

An informative primer on Canada’s crucial role in the Normandy landing, June 6, 1944.