Know your enemy

From the Legion Magazine.


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Front lines
Know your enemy: Meet the crew of U-210

Know your enemy: Meet the crew of U-210

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

The senior surviving officer from U-210, a German U-boat sunk by HMCS Assiniboine in 1942, was despised by crewmates and Allied interrogators alike, a “fanatical Nazi” whose hubris quickly evaporated in a storm of fear and protest the moment he hit the icy waters of the North Atlantic.

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Trench life

Trench life

Story by J.L. Granatstein

The Great War took more than 600,000 Canadians from all parts of the country and put them in uniform. The transition from civilian to soldier was not easy, and everyone had to learn much about military procedures and culture—uniforms, ranks, insignia, rations, weaponry, terminology—and, most important, adjust to the presence of aggression, violence and death.

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This week in history
This Week in History

April 11, 1951

General Douglas MacArthur (holding binoculars) is replaced by General Matthew Ridgway as commander of the United Nations forces in Korea.

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