Remembering and Researching Canada's Military Contributions
January 26, 2022
Film / Photography / War
November 2, 2019
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.
October 4, 2019
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...
January 3, 2019
The Royal Canadian Mint is creating two commemorative coins to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Research / Soldier / War
November 23, 2018
A surreal photograph from a book dedicated to the Canadians who fought in Holland.
May 28, 2018
April 25, 2018
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....
Canadian tank crews fight a deadly war against elite German Panzer forces in the rugged Italian mountains and the streets 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...
April 24, 2018
1942 Squadron Leader Boomer of No. 111 Squadron is credited with the destruction of a Japanese Zero floatplane fighter at Kiska.