Warbirds then and now ✈️

An item from the Legion Magazine.


Front Lines
Warbirds then and now
Warbirds then and now
Warbirds then and now

Warbirds then and now

Photography by Stephen J. Thorne

Warbirds of every shape and size were on display at the 2019 Aero Gatineau-Ottawa Air Show on
Sept 6-8.

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Vintage Warbirds Posters - 75% OFF!
Military Milestones
Canadian Armed Forces, officially bilingual for 50 years

Canadian Armed Forces,
officially bilingual for 50 years

Story by Sharon Adams

Canada’s Armed Forces are apt to see many more deployments to Africa.

Of the 30 most fragile states in the world, 21 are in Africa, and many of those are French-speaking. It has been estimated that by 2050, 80 per cent of all French-speaking people will be African, due to high birth rates.

Instability will cause many countries to ask for the help of international forces to provide humanitarian aid, peacekeeping or policing. Canada’s bilingual military is an attractive candidate. About 46 per cent of regular force members are bilingual, including 73 per cent of regular force officers.

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This week in history
This week in history

September 13, 1759

The British are victorious at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, but General James Wolfe
and French General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm both die of wounds.

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