Legion – May 2018

Legion – May 2018

Legion – May 2018
English | 100 pages | True PDF | 49.8 MB


BATTLEFIELD DOCTOR
My great-great-grandfather was a surgeon who treated soldiers in the Battle of Ridgeway in 1866

ABUSED PRISONERS AND GREAT ESCAPEES
Canadian soldiers captured in Europe and Asia had little protection from brutality, murder and starvation

NOT TOO OLD TO SERVE
Veterans of the First World War guarded prisoners in the Second World War

STOPPING THE PANZERS
Canada’s role following D-Day was vital to the success of Operation Overlord

INTO ICY WATERS
Fifty years ago, the Ottawa River claimed the lives of seven paratroopers on a routine jump

MILITARY HEALTH MATTERS
Medical aid in the deep freeze

FRONT LINES
Canada’s Victoria Cross has yet to be awarded

EYE ON DEFENCE
Preparing for a nuclear attack

FACE TO FACE
Does Canada’s new peacekeeping policy make sense?

CANADA AND THE NEW COLD WAR
The price of the peace dividend

HUMOUR HUNT
Reading at the Legion

HEROES AND VILLAINS
Alfred Booker and John O’Neill

ARTIFACTS
Tank piercer

O CANADA
The short heroic life of Buzz Beurling