Remembrance

Pride & dignity

The Second World War is never far from the heart and mind of 97-year-old veteran Bill Anderson, whose 5th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, landed in Normandy on D-Day +6 and fought its way through Europe and into Germany. Appointed a troop commander after the lieutenant in charge was killed, the native of Saint...
  • Without Peer: Canadians At Vimy

    March 1, 2007 by Legion Magazine
    PHOTOS: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA001135; LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA004666; LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA001238 From top left: Mules are used to pull a rail car loaded with ammunition along a railway track near Vimy Ridge in April 1917; following the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Arthur Currie...
  • In The Name Of Valour

    January 1, 2007 by Tom MacGregor
    PHOTOS: DAN BLACK AND ADAM DAY Clockwise from top: Valour Bridge was officially named in a ceremony on Dec. 1; serving members of the Canadian Forces and veterans participated in the unveiling; Defence Minister Gordon O’Connor, Mayor Larry O’Brien and Dominion President Jack Frost at...
  • A Mining Town Remembers

    January 1, 2007 by Natalie Salat
    PHOTOS: NATALIE SALAT Clockwise from top: Students at Glenmerry Elementary School light candles for the fallen; Donna Price and Trail Branch President Neil Jarvie; Zone Commander Glenn Hodge and May Batch; Master Corporal Kirk Dumaresque and comrades. “They all died doing the job they wanted...
  • New Sorrow For The Fallen

    January 1, 2007 by Adam Day
    PHOTOS: METROPOLIS STUDIO Clockwise from top left: A young boy places his poppy at the National War Memorial; there were many veterans among the crowd at this year’s ceremony; the Legion’s national literary and poster contest winners (from left) Rachel Bueckert, Maxime Turgeon, Crystal Huang...
  • The Colour Of Remembrance

    January 1, 2006 by Jennifer Morse
    District 1 Commander Peter Winsor and Newfoundland and Labrador Command President Calvin Crane salute during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John’s. In my watercolour set, Payne’s grey is always the colour I run out of...
  • A Year Of Remembering

    January 1, 2006 by Adam Day
    PHOTOS: ADAM DAY; METROPOLIS STUDIO Clockwise from top left: Silver Cross Mother Claire Léger (second left) is flanked by husband Richard and Governor General Michaëlle Jean; poppies are placed on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; two veterans remember in silence. For the Canadians who...