26 Sept 2014
88 days to the Treaty of Ghent 24 Dec 1814
Today I deviate from my normal posts. The War of 1812 and WW1 activities are a little slow. However the following could be of interest to all who are interested in Canadian History
200 years ago War of 1812
Ref; Legion Magazine Sept/Oct 2014
"On This Date". September items are located on the Legion Website www.legionmagazine.com/
14 Oct 1914. The First Canadian Contingent arrives in a massive convoy at Plymouth
and Devonport. They will soon be training on Salisbury Plain in a sea of mud.
NOTE. Legion Magazine will be selling in October a book entitled.
"Canada and the Great War The Battles". It will be available in all bookstores.
Ref; Canada's History [Formerly 'The Beaver'] Oct/Nov 2014
Special Commemorative World War Issue
The World Wars How they changed everything
TV Station TVO is commemorating a Remembrance month this November
A few are; Days of Remembrance, Sat 8 Nov - Tues 11 Nov.
Starts with Churchill 11 Nov. at 9 PM.
I'm off on Sunday for a train ride in the Agawa Canyon and a visit to Fort Mackinac,
of War of 1812 fame