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Naming the dead

Canada’s eight Books of Remembrance honour those soldiers who gave their lives while serving the country During restoration of the Centre Block on Parliament Hill,

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

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