What would you do?

I take a breath, scoot to the edge of my seat—ready to exit the van and eager to investigate our next stop. I walk along Ruytershoveweg Road toward a tall white wall, set back from the street and seemingly out of place among the trees that surround it. The beautiful clean lines and balanced...
  • Anniversary On The Ridge

    July 1, 2007 by Natalie Salat
    PHOTOS: NATALIE SALAT Clockwise from top: The Queen at Vimy; sunset at the Vimy Memorial; Dominion President Jack Frost in the Place des Héros, Arras; full military honours for Pte. Peterson; veterans march through the city of Arras. “In any national story there are moments...
  • Sentimental Journey

    January 1, 2007 by Jennifer Morse
    Clockwise from top: In the passageway of VIA Rail Canada’s War Bride train, (from front to back) Doris Lolly, Brenda Burtenshaw-Butt and Peggy Marshall find their berths and say hello; Joe and Phyllis Cummings say ‘I do’ and renew their wedding vows at Pier 21;...
  • They Were Young As We Are Young

    September 1, 2006 by Tom MacGregor
    It was plain to see that the Veterans Affairs Canada pilgrimage to mark the 90th anniversary of the battles of Beaumont Hamel and the Somme would not be one involving World War I veterans, but it would certainly be about remembrance–with special emphasis on today’s...
  • Train of Heroes

    January 1, 2006 by Mac Johnston
    Top panorama: The Remembrance Day Train was the longest passenger train in Atlantic Canada in many years; along the way WW II Canadian Women’s Army Corps veteran Edna Sampson, a member of North Rustico, P.E.I., Branch, and daughter Anita Mullins of Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S., take...
  • Tears In Italy

    January 1, 2005 by Natalie Salat
    Clockwise from top left: Aboriginal veteran George Pambrun performs a graveside smudging ceremony; Smokey Smith VC places a wreath at Moro River Canadian War Cemetery in Italy; Polish veteran Zbigniew Gondek (far right) and others at Moro River. “I have a sad story to tell...
  • From Books To Battlefields

    July 1, 2004 by Dan Black
    photos by Dan Black Royal Military College officer cadets (from left) Michael St. Pierre, Neil Pettitt, Andre Gascon and Karla Lyster emerge from a pillbox that has fallen from its wartime position overlooking the beach at Puys. France. Step beyond the lines you’ve read and...
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