Frank Hurley: Adventurer and war photographer

An item from the Legion Magazine.


Legion Magazine
Front Lines
Frank Hurley: Adventurer and war photographer

Frank Hurley: Adventurer and war photographer 

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

You may not know the name Frank Hurley but you almost certainly know at least some of his pictures.

Hurley was an Australian who left school at age 12, escaped the drudgery and hardship of a working-class life at the dawn of the 20th century, and turned his gift of gab and passion for photography into a lifetime of adventure and renown.

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Canadian summer in Apeldoorn

Canadian summer in Apeldoorn

Story by Sharon Adams

In five weeks of bloody battles to boot the Germans out of the Scheldt Estuary in October and November of 1944, the Allies suffered about 13,000 casualties, including about 6,300 Canadians. And the fighting was expected to be just as stiff to liberate the rest of the Netherlands.

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