Must watch videos on Remembrance Day

From the Legion Magazine.

William Shatner Narrated Battle of Vimy Ridge

Battle of Vimy Ridge
Narrated by William Shatner
Presented by Legion Magazine & Canada’s Ultimate Story

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Legion Magazine, Canada’s Ultimate Story and William Shatner tell the story of this important First World War battle. Our victory at Vimy was a defining event for Canada. On the 100th anniversary, we revisit the Canadian triumph over the German army and explore why the battle has come to signify the birth of our nation.

Please share with #VimyRidge #Vimy100 #LestWeForget


Leonard Cohen recites In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields
Written by Lt. Col John McCrae | Recited by Leonard Cohen
Presented by Legion Magazine

Leonard Cohen passed away one year ago this week, but he has left us with a special tribute to Canada’s fallen soldiers. Here is his stirring reciting of John McCrae’s “In Flanders fields.” A must watch for every Canadian on Remembrance Day, his voice is accompanied by stirring imagery from the First World War.

Legion Magazine presents you with the words of John McCrae, the voice of Leonard Cohen, the message of remembrance in Canada.

Please share with #LestWeForget #RemembranceDay #InFlandersFields #LeonardCohen


Mayann Francis Narrated Canada’s first black battalion

Canada’s first black battalion
Narrated by The Honourable Mayann Francis, ONS
Presented by Legion Magazine

During the First World War, after considerable lobbying by blacks and by white supporters, Canada fielded one black battalion, but they had to fight with shovels, not rifles. This is the poweful story of the No. 2 Construction Battalion.

Please share with #LestWeForget #RemembranceDay


Gordon Pinsent Narrated Battle of Beaumont-Hamel

Battle of Beaumont-Hamel
Narrated by Gordon Pinsent
Presented by Legion Magazine

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Beaumont-Hamel in 2016, Legion Magazine and Gordon Pinsent tell the story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment’s tragic advance at Beaumont-Hamel on July 1, 1916.

Please share with #LestWeForget #RemembranceDay #BeaumontHamel


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