Their names live on

Story and photography by Tom MacGregor I found the name I was looking for on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres, Belgium, along the stairway where moments earlier school groups and regimental representatives had placed wreaths. The name, under the 44th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, was simply D.C. Bowes....
  • 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...
  • An Italian Remembrance

    January 1, 2004 by Jennifer Morse
    Illustrations and story by Jennifer Morse Clockwise from top left: Student Celene Montgomery arrives at Canadian College Italy in Lanciano; college history teacher Dennis Makowetsky (left) chats with author Saverio Di Tullio during a visit to the Moro River Canadian War Cemetery; Cristina D’Alessandro (left)...
  • Study Time In Italy

    September 1, 2003 by Mac Johnston
    photos by Mac Johnston It is a world far removed in time and place from the Canadian consciousness. The setting is both medieval and Mediterranean. Though hilltop towns have dominated the landscape for centuries, newer construction blends well with the old and there is a...
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