D-DAY, Narrated by Barry Pepper
Legion Magazine has collaborated with Emmy-award winning Canadian actor Barry Pepper to present the next video in our award-winning video series – D-DAY.
Battle of the Atlantic
The video—narrated by Canadian musician and artist Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea—takes us back to Sept. 3, 1939, when a German U-boat torpedoed the ocean liner SS Athenia just hours after Britain had...
Commemorative Coins to Mark D-Day 75th Anniversary
The Royal Canadian Mint is creating two commemorative coins to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Holland and the Canadians
A surreal photograph from a book dedicated to the Canadians who fought in Holland.
Battle of Monte Cassino
In the spring of 1944, the Germans still held the line of defence north of Ortona, as well as the mighty bastion of Monte Cassino which blocked the Liri corridor to the Italian capital....
Greatest Tank Battles – Deathtrap in Ortona
Canadian tank crews fight a deadly war against elite German Panzer forces in the rugged Italian mountains and the streets of Ortona.
The Battle of Ortona
In December 1943, a group of largely untested Canadians went up against German forces in the Italian town of Ortona. The result was a bloodbath so intense that the media called it the “Italian...