Army tents for refugees

From the Legion Magazine.


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Army tents for refugees

by Stephen J. Thorne

While Haitian and other refugees flee the United States in fear of its new government policies on immigration, Canadians do what Canadians do best: they help. Canadian soldiers were out last week erecting a tent village near the U.S. border to accommodate waves of asylum seekers crossing into Quebec.

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Escape of the Dieppe raiders

by Hugh A. Halliday

The disastrous Dieppe Raid of Aug. 19, 1942, is most commonly remembered by a grim statistic—the greatest one-day losses sustained by the Canadian Army during the Second World War. There was ample heroism on the beaches. Less well known are the heroics displayed by a small group of men who were captured by the Germans that day but managed to escape.

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August 19, 1942

Canada suffers more than 3,000 casualties in
the disastrous raid on Dieppe, France.

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