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The Bristol Beaufighter+

The old warplane lay upon a bed of rocks Skeletal-like, abandoned, its body rusted and broken; Torn cables, wires, and...

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The Persian Gulf– 25 years ago+

Canadians and the world watched as the Gulf War was on every TV channel, beaming live into our living rooms...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #3+

Yesterday April 22, 2015 was the commemoration for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Saint Julien. We loaded the...

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The Making of a Soldier – A Mother’s Perspective+

In 1984 he was just eight years old when he phoned home. “Mom, can I stay at Brad’s house for...

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Kill or be Killed – October 25, 1914+

“I had a grand dream. Loving friends were about me, a smiling valley held my home, and I stood regarding...

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The Sound of Approaching Doom – August 15, 1914+

There is a certain romance in doomed resistances. Battles like the Alamo or Thermopylae capture the imagination, and inspire a...

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