The story of a forgotten airplane

An item from the Legion Magazine.


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The story of a forgotten airplane

The story of a forgotten airplane

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

In early March, the co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, led an expedition 800 kilometres east of Australia, where he found the long-lost wreck of the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier sunk during the Battle of the Coral Sea almost 76 years ago. Among the stunning images to come back from that deep-sea exploration were several from a debris field on the ocean bottom three kilometres below the surface that included Devastator, Dauntless and this single Wildcat fighter aircraft.

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Deadline nears for cadets injured in 1974 blast

Deadline nears for cadets injured in 1974 blast

Story by Sharon Adams

One year remains for the eight former army cadets involved in the 1974 Valcartier Grenade Incident 44 years ago who have not yet come forward to apply for financial compensation and health-care support under the new program.

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This week in history
This Week in History

March 14, 1984

NASA announces Marc Garneau as one of seven astronauts on space shuttle Challenger’s sixth flight. Garneau was the first Canadian in space.

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