1 OCTOBER 1944 Battle of the Scheldt begins; the First Canadian Army has a hard slog to open the port of Antwerp. 2 OCTOBER 2001 The U.S. anti-terrorism campaign is boosted by NATO’s affirmation that an attack on one member is an attack on all. 3 OCTOBER 1914 The first contingent of 30,000 in…
Air Force: The fighter pilot who hated killing
Stearne Tighe Edwards was a faithful friend to his fellow pilots and a respectful adversary to his enemy combatants.READ MORE
By Hugh A. Halliday
Cracks in the system, part two: Broken faith
Canada’s lost veterans and the lawsuit that shook a government. By Adam Day and Sharon AdamsREAD MORE
Pips off the port beam
A memoir of sacrifice and service on the heroics of Thomas Joseph Simpson by Ronald Simpson.READ MORE
Was Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau justified in invoking the War Measures Act during the FLQ crisis of October 1970?
Author D’Arcy Jewish says YES.READ MORE
Author Reg Whitaker says NO.
Liberation Day in the Netherlands was as poignant as ever this year, despite the dwindling ranks of Canadian liberators The celebration is joyful and slightly chaotic as the antique vehicles are slowed, then stopped, by the crowd attending the National Liberation Parade in Apeldoorn on May 9, at the end of a week…
1. Converge on the Dunvegan Crossroads for the Battle of Glengarry The Battle of Glengarry returns for its 6th annual re-creation of this pivotal battle in the War of 1812. Re-enactors from Canada and the United States will use muskets, cannons and campfires to tell the story of what happened here more than 200…
Editorial September/October 2015 Since part one of “Cracks in the system” appeared in the July/August 2015 issue of Legion Magazine, several readers have written to demonstrate their support for veterans and concern about how they are treated by our government. “I lost my family to PTSD and chronic pain,” Gord Hockridge (alias Sapperboy) of Chilliwack, B.C.,…